from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A short club with one knobbed end, used as a weapon by warriors of certain South African peoples.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A short wooden club with a knobbed end used as a missile weapon by Kafir and other native tribes of South Africa.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See kirri.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end; used by aborigines in southern Africa
Afrikaans knopkierie : knop, knob (from Middle Dutch cnoppe) + kieri, club (from Khoikhoin kirri, stick).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)