- a whip for controlling horses.
- to beat with a horsewhip.
Origin of horsewhip
Related Words for horsewhipcane, knock, pummel, chastise, buffet, smack, batter, bat, prod, scourge, ruler, thong, rod, goad, crop, strap, push, switch, lash, belt
Examples from the Web for horsewhip
Historical Examples of horsewhip
If I should tell her that she'd—I don't know's she wouldn't take and horsewhip me.
He lammed me with a horsewhip t'other day, 'cause I was ridin' behind his ox cart.
"To the length of a horsewhip," answered La Boulaye pleasantly.The Trampling of the Lilies
His hat, horsewhip, sword, and revolver were lying on the table.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
"I vote for the chestnuts," said Baby, slapping her boot with her horsewhip.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
- a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses
- (tr) to flog with such a whip