Punch,  41 (1861), 69.

Definition by an Antimatrimonialist



Catechism, Drollery


Military Technology, War, Gender, Animal Behaviour

    Defines a 'Club' to be 'a weapon of defence carried by male Gorillas to keep away the white women'—probably a reference to Paul B Du Chaillu's controversial claims regarding the aggressive nature of gorillas.

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