Definition of "naboot" [naboot]

  • (noun) a quarterstaff constructed of palm wood or rattan. It originated in Egypt and is used in the martial art of tahtib.

Use "naboot" in a sentence

  • "As they reached the outskirts of the village a sorry camel came with a sprawling gallop after them, and swaying and rolling above it was Yusef, the drunken ghaffir, his naboot of dom-wood across his knees."
  • "Not Seti's strong right arm alone and his naboot were at work, but the bobtailed Arab, like an iron-handed razor toothed shrew, struck and bit his way, his eyes bloodred like Seti's."
  • "The hashish clouds lifted from his brain, and he gripped his naboot of the hard wood of the dom-palm, and, with a cry like a wolf, came on."