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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 knout /ˈnaʊt, ||ˈnut/
 皮鞭,笞(vt.)鞭打

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Knout n.  A kind of whip for flogging criminals, formerly much used in Russia. The lash is a tapering bundle of leather thongs twisted with wire and hardened, so that it mangles the flesh.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Knout, v. t. To punish with the knout.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 knout
      n : a whip with a lash of leather thongs twisted with wire; used
          for flogging prisoners