Whisked
Whisk Whisk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whisked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whisking}.] [Cf. Dan. viske, Sw. viska, G. wischen, D. wisschen. See {Whisk}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion; as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs into a froth. [1913 Webster]

2. To move with a quick, sweeping motion. [1913 Webster]

He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod. --J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out of one element into another. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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