Synonyms for knobkierie or Related words with knobkierie

assegai              knobkierrie              taiaha              pudao              iklwa              cudgel              kampilan              zhanmadao              shortsword              halberds              glaives              parashu              trippant              tewhatewha              aruval              ophis              falconets              khatvanga              talibong              fessways              ankusha              pinuti              respectant              titipounamu              kotiate              truncheon              statant              katzbalger              couchant              crossbowman              namutoni              unguled              nekhakha              boomerangs              bucranium              verutum              trisula              trishula              broadswords              billao              pulwar              makhaira              gardant              pouwhenua              kaumodaki              surujin              kapala              hauriant              ushnisha              haurient             

Examples of "knobkierie"
A Knobkierie, also spelled knobkerrie, knopkierie or knobkerry, is a form of club used mainly in Southern and Eastern Africa. Typically they have a large knob at one end and can be used for throwing at animals in hunting or for clubbing an enemy's head. The knobkierie is carved from a branch thick enough for the knob, with the rest being whittled down to create the shaft.
The Ciskei Defence Medal is a medallion struck in bronze, 38 millimetres in diameter, displaying a Xhosa shield on a crossed spear and knobkierie between two sprays of leaves.
Above the shield are a spear and a knobkierie, crossed in a single unit. These elements are arranged harmoniously to give focus to the shield and complete the lower oval shape of foundation.
The South Africa Service Medal is a medallion struck in nickel-silver, 38 millimetres in diameter with a raised rim, and depicts a crossed knobkierie and spear on an African shield above a map of South Africa.
Knobkieries are still widely carried, especially in rural areas, while in times of peace it serves as a walking-stick. The head, or knob, is often ornately carved with faces or shapes that have symbolic meaning. The knobkierie itself serves this function on the current South African Coat of Arms and on the Order of Mendi for Bravery. A knobkierie also appeared on the flag of Lesotho 1987-2006, the Coat of Arms of Lesotho since its independence in 1966 as well as the .
Rungus are typically about 45-50 cm (18-20 inches) in length with a long narrow shaft for a handle and heavy knob or ball at the end in the manner of other “ethnic” cudgels such as the Irish shillelagh or South African knobkierie.
The Independence Medal is a disk struck in copper, 38 millimetres in diameter, displaying a blue crane on a crossed spear and knobkierie, framed inside a double circle which is inscribed "IXKULULEKO" at left, "CISKEI" at the top, "INDEPENDENCE" at right and "4 DISEMBA 1981" below.
The clue turned out to be the Detour, a choice between Smash and Bash. Both Detours would require teams to drive to Kragga Kamma Game Park. In Smash, from a distance, teams would have to throw a traditional South African club called a "knobkierie" at four vases suspended in the air. Once all four vases were shattered, teams would receive their next clue. In Bash, teams had to build a large giraffe feeder, only using the tools and materials provided. If the feeder had been assembled according to the park ranger's preference, he would hand the teams their next clue.
In this leg's Detour teams had to choose between ("Palytsya" – Stick) or ("Yaytse" – Egg). In "Palytsya", from a distance, teams would have to throw a traditional South African club called a knobkierie at three vases suspended in the air. Once all three vases were shattered, teams would receive their next clue. In "Yaytse", teams had to use a straw to fill 12 Ostrich eggs with water and then bury them in the sand. In this leg's Roadblock, one team member had to jump off the highest bungee jump in the world at Bloukrans Bridge.
The coat of arms of Lesotho was adopted on 4 October 1968 following independence. Pictured is a crocodile on a Basotho shield. This is the symbol of the dynasty of Lesotho's largest ethnicity, the Sotho. Behind the shield there are two crossed weapons, an assegai (lance) and a knobkierie (club). To the left and right of the shield are supporters of the shield, two Basutho horses. In the foreground there is a ribbon with the national motto of Lesotho: "Khotso, Pula, Nala" (Sotho, to English: Peace, Rain, Prosperity). The crocodile on the shield has been retained from the arms of Basutoland, the predecessor to Lesotho.