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a short wooden club with a heavy knob on one end


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to have cultural symbols of violence like spears and knobkerries borne by praise singers of politicians at major events is a problem to me.
A collection of British Officer's uniforms and accessories, dating from the Second World War and later, sold well at pounds 620; a large collection of Regimental and Constabulary cap badges made pounds 380; an early 20th-century 'National Fire Brigades Association' brass helmet made pounds 420 and a collection of four African weapons, including two knobkerries or throwing clubs, sold with a Zulu shield and an African hide drum for pounds 400.
Then look at his African axe, bead necklaces, long arm and neck bangles, and fearsome clubs called knobkerries