stock whip


a whip with a long lash and a short handle, as used to herd cattle

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Examples from the Web for stock whip

Historical Examples of stock whip

  • When he too landed, he undid the stock-whip from his neck and cracked it loudly.

  • I have got a fellow on the station that would cut a piece clean out of the hide of a bullock with his stock-whip.

  • And the very next instant the stock-whip slipped from the fingers of the Bride.

    A Bride from the Bush

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • She even joined the Judge more than once in his early morning prowls; but the stock-whip was always left behind in her room.

    A Bride from the Bush

    E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung

  • He was dressed, even to his riding boots, in some white material, and he carried a stock-whip in his hand.