noun Northern U.S.
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Origin of whiffletree
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How to use whiffletree in a sentence
The whiffletree would swing round and hit them, and when their collars were taken off, their necks would be raw and bloody.Beautiful Joe|Marshall Saunders
This wore away at last and on the third day I had no difficulty in keeping up my end of the whiffletree.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
Twelve “Swingle trees” (whippletree, whiffletree, singletree) are listed in the inventory.
Page 169, illustration caption: "probaby" changed to "probably" (b, chain, probably from whiffletree).
The only way they feel comfortable is when harnessed with the face toward the whiffletree and their back to the end of the shafts.Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage