noun (plural whippers-in) Date: 1739 1. a huntsman's assistant who whips in the hounds 2. whip 5a

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  • whipper-in — [hwip′ər in′, wip′ər in′] n. pl. whippers in [hwip′ərz in′] 1. Chiefly Brit. a huntsman s assistant who keeps the hounds together in a pack 2. Historical WHIP (n. 4a) …   English World dictionary

  • Whipper-in — (engl.), der Einpeitscher (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • whipper-in — /wɪpər ˈɪn/ (say wipuhr in) noun (plural whippers in) someone who whips in hounds …   Australian English dictionary

  • whipper-in — /hwip euhr in , wip /, n., pl. whippers in. 1. Fox Hunting. a professional or honorary member of a hunt staff who assists the huntsman with the hounds. 2. Brit. whip (def. 31). [1730 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • whipper-in — noun (plural whippers in) a huntsman s assistant who brings straying hounds back into the pack …   English new terms dictionary

  • whipper-in — school attendance officer …   Scottish slang

  • whipper-in — n. a huntsman s assistant who manages the hounds …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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 — (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

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