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riding crop

noun
1.
crop (def 7).
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  • You felt there must be a riding crop concealed about her somewhere.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • He carried a twig which he used as a riding crop, slapping his boots as he walked.

    Sjambak John Holbrook Vance
  • "I will without fail," he rejoined, and nodded his riding crop.

    The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann
  • "I know you can," and she struck her across the flank with her riding crop.

    The Squire's Daughter Silas K(itto) Hocking
  • Presumably the riding crop was bound for the same destination.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck
  • He picked up the two pieces of her riding crop and thrust them into his pocket.

    The Guarded Heights Wadsworth Camp
  • He longed for the riding crop in her fingers; he would have preferred its blows.

    The Guarded Heights Wadsworth Camp
  • Presently back he appeared, flourishing Jasper's riding crop.

    Ben Pepper Margaret Sidney
British Dictionary definitions for riding crop

riding crop

noun
1.
a short whip with a thong at one end and a handle for opening gates at the other
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