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ankus


ankus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ankus  \An"kus\,  n.  [Hind.,  fr  Skr.  a[.n]ku[,c]a.] 
  An  elephant  goad  with  a  sharp  spike  and  hook,  resembling  a 
  short-handled  boat  hook.  [India]  --Kipling.