Jambok

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Jambok jam′bok a long lash made of hippopotamus hide, &c.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
S. Afr.

Usage

In literature:

This "jambok" is a severe chastener to an obstinate ox.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
You make dem dame like dot mit dem jambok.
"Diamond Dyke" by George Manville Fenn
This "jambok" is a severe chastener to an obstinate ox.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Heavy blows with jamboks and the butt-ends of rifles produced no effect in forcing the animals away.
"The Giraffe Hunters" by Mayne Reid
It required caution, however, with much shouting, and wielding of jamboks, to keep the animals out of it.
"The Vee-Boers" by Mayne Reid
The oxen refused to trek up the declivity, and neither whip nor jambok would force them forward.
"The Young Yagers" by Mayne Reid
If I said a word, he tied me up to the cart-wheel and flogged me with the jambok.
"Perils in the Transvaal and Zululand" by H.C. Adams
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