Whipper Whip"per, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the penalty of legal whipping. [1913 Webster]

2. One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a chip's hold. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

3. (Spinning) A kind of simple willow. [1913 Webster]

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  • Whipper — (engl., spr. Hwipp r), 1) der Peitschende, Geißelnde; 2) der Hundejunge, der Aufseher über die Jagdhunde; 3) der Einpeitscher, Eintreiber, bei den verschiedenen englischen Parlamentsfractionen derjenige, welcher bei wichtiger Veranlassung dafür… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • whipper — [hwip′ər, wip′ər] n. a person or thing that whips * * * See whip. * * * …   Universalium

  • whipper — [hwip′ər, wip′ər] n. a person or thing that whips …   English World dictionary

  • Whipper — In rock climbing, a whipper is an especially hard or dynamic fall where the rope is weighed by a significant load. A fall is considered hard when the climber falls beyond at least one piece of protection, which in trad climbing would mean the… …   Wikipedia

  • whipper — whip ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for beating a person or urging on an animal. 2) an official of a political party appointed to maintain parliamentary discipline among its members. 3) Brit. a written… …   English terms dictionary

  • whipper — noun see whip I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whipper — noun Agent noun of whip; a person or thing that whips …   Wiktionary

  • whipper — whip·per || hwɪpÉ™(r) / w n. one who whips or lashes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whipper — whip·per …   English syllables

  • whipper — noun a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip • Syn: ↑switcher • Derivationally related forms: ↑whip, ↑switch (for: ↑switcher) • Hypernyms: ↑oppr …   Useful english dictionary

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