Horsewhip
Horsewhip Horse"whip`, v. t. To flog or chastise with a horsewhip. [1913 Webster]

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  • horsewhip — [hôrs′hwip΄] n. a whip for driving or managing horses vt. horsewhipped, horsewhipping to lash with a horsewhip …   English World dictionary

  • Horsewhip — Horse whip , n. A whip for horses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horsewhip — ► NOUN ▪ a long whip used for driving and controlling horses. ► VERB (horsewhipped, horsewhipping) ▪ beat with such a whip …   English terms dictionary

  • horsewhip — horse|whip1 [ hɔrs,wıp, hɔrs,hwıp ] noun count a long whip used for controlling a horse horsewhip horse|whip 2 [ hɔrs,wıp, hɔrs,hwıp ] verb transitive to hit someone with a horsewhip …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • horsewhip — [[t]hɔ͟ː(r)s(h)wɪp[/t]] horsewhips, horsewhipping, horsewhipped also horse whip 1) N COUNT A horsewhip is a long, thin piece of leather on the end of a short, stiff handle. It is used to train and control horses. 2) VERB If someone horsewhips an… …   English dictionary

  • horsewhip — UK [ˈhɔː(r)sˌwɪp] / US [ˈhɔrsˌwɪp] / US [ˈhɔrsˌhwɪp] verb [transitive] Word forms horsewhip : present tense I/you/we/they horsewhip he/she/it horsewhips present participle horsewhipping past tense horsewhipped past participle horsewhipped to hit… …   English dictionary

  • Horsewhip — A horsewhip or horse whip is# a (riding) crop # a whip # a quirt # a tool used as an artificial riding aid # in zoology, the English name for a snake species Oxybelis aeneus …   Wikipedia

  • horsewhip — horsewhipper, n. /hawrs hwip , wip /, n., v., horsewhipped, horsewhipping. n. 1. a whip for controlling horses. v.t. 2. to beat with a horsewhip. [1300 50; ME. See HORSE, WHIP] * * * …   Universalium

  • horsewhip — 1. noun A whip used on horses. 2. verb To flog or lash somebody savagely with a horsewhip …   Wiktionary

  • horsewhip — n. whip used on horses v. whip, beat with a horsewhip …   English contemporary dictionary

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