whip in
transitive verb Date: 1742 1. to collect or keep together (members of a political party) for legislative action 2. to keep (hounds in a pack) from scattering by use of a whip

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  • whip in — Hunting act as whipper in. → whip …   English new terms dictionary

  • whip in — verb a) To prevent hunting hounds from straying from the pack by whipping them. He whipped in a dangerous cross, and Faulkner headed into the net. b) To keep a party member in line …   Wiktionary

  • whip in — 1. Drive in, keep from scattering. 2. Collect in, keep together …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • To whip in — Whip Whip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whipping}.] [OE. whippen to overlay, as a cord, with other cords, probably akin to G. & D. wippen to shake, to move up and down, Sw. vippa, Dan. vippe to swing to and fro, to shake, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whip — Whip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Whipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Whipping}.] [OE. whippen to overlay, as a cord, with other cords, probably akin to G. & D. wippen to shake, to move up and down, Sw. vippa, Dan. vippe to swing to and fro, to shake, to toss up …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whip — [hwip, wip] vt. whipped or whipt, whipping [ME whippen < MDu wippen, to swing, move up and down < IE * weib , to turn, swing: see VIBRATE] 1. to move, pull, jerk, snatch, throw, etc. suddenly: usually with out, off, up, etc. [to whip out a… …   English World dictionary

  • Whip — Whip, in England warmes Getränk aus Weißwein, Eiern, Zitronensaft, Zucker und Gewürz …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • whip — 1. (Whip) (3028↑, 458↓) When the steering wheel was first put into use in automobiles, it was called the whip . The whip is what you used to control the horses on a stagecoach, hence the analogy. Many years later, various hip hop artists noticed… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Whip — riding cropThe word whip describes two basic types of tools:A long stick like device, usually slightly flexible, with a small bit of leather or cord, called a popper , on the end. Depending on length and flexibility, this type is often called a… …   Wikipedia

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