Definitions

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  • n. An instrument of punishment resembling the knout, formerly used in Russia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An instrument of punishment or torture resembling the knout, used in Russia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as plet. North British Rev.

Etymologies

Russian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This guy is trying to break into the acting industry and his body is exactly what captain america would look like with his shirt off. he is a muscular guy period. when you see him you will understand. not to be bias, but superheroes have incredible powers that are somewhat grounded in reality so if a superhero can do all these incredible things then his body should look the part. if gregg plitt got the role of captain america and a a shirtless scene was on screen the audience would say damn! that is what captain america looks like, he is ripped. of course he is he is a supersoldier, his body is superior to everyone around him. he is not built like a regular man who has few muscles here and there. who ever reads this and visits the aformentioned site will agree I PROMISE!

    Rumor: Marvel Wants Leonardo DiCaprio as Captain America? « FirstShowing.net

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