Definition of Amoks
1. amok [n] - See also: amok
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Literary usage of Amoks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Political and Statistical Account of the British Settlements in the Straits by Thomas John Newbold (1839)
"amoks.— Familiar modes of reckoning distances.—• Fishing.—Spearing fish by torch light.—Catching wild animals.— Superstitions.—Writing implements.—Weapons. ..."
2. Our Tropical Possessions in Malayan India: Being a Descriptive Account of by John Cameron (1865)
"... were these amoks in Penang, and so little did the punishment of hanging such as were taken alive appear to act as a deterrent, that Sir William Norris, ..."
3. An Anecdotal History of Old Times in Singapore, from the Foundation of the by Charles Burton Buckley (1902)
"It is said that amoks, which had been frequent in Penang, became almost unknown there afterwards, so that if one of the principal objects of punishment is ..."
4. Journal of the Indian Archipelago and Eastern Asia (1858)
"The facilities afforded by the Mahomedan religion to divorce may also be a pre-disposing causes to amoks. A man observes the neglect of his wife, ..."
5. Repertorium über die vom Jahre 1800 bis zum Jahre 1850 in akademischen by Wilhelm David Koner (1859)
"Malay amoks and Piracies. What can we do to abolish them? — ibid. III. 1849. p. ... Malay amoks. — ibid. III. 1849. p. 532. 7582. Junghuhn: Bijdragen tot de ..."