induku, noun

Origin:
A word common to several Nguni languages.
kierie. Also attributive.
1960 J.J.L. Sisson S. Afr. Judicial Dict. 387Induku, a type of native stick.
[1973 J. Meintjes Voortrekkers 76Another weapon used for throwing and clubbing was a stout stick with a knob, called a knopkierie by the Boers and induka by the Matabele.]
1989 Weekend Post 9 Dec. 7A group of abakwetha pose for a picture with their induku sticks.
kierie. Also attributive.

Visualise Quotations

Quotation summary

Senses

19601989