horsewhip

[ hawrs-hwip, -wip ]
/ ˈhɔrsˌʰwɪp, -ˌwɪp /

noun

a whip for controlling horses.

verb (used with object), horse·whipped, horse·whip·ping.

to beat with a horsewhip.

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Origin of horsewhip

1300–50; Middle English. See horse, whip

OTHER WORDS FROM horsewhip

horse·whip·per, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for horsewhip

horsewhip
/ (ˈhɔːsˌwɪp) /

noun

a whip, usually with a long thong, used for managing horses

verb -whips, -whipping or -whipped

(tr) to flog with such a whip

Derived forms of horsewhip

horsewhipper, noun
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