- whiplash injury,
- whipping boy,
- whipping cream,
- whipping post,
Origin of whippet
Examples from the Web for whippet
And she cared for him, along with a whippet named Jason, until she died at age 74 in 1995.
Now the score is settled, the Big Dog can finally accept that the whippet is the winner.
Red Kerry was built on the lines of a whippet, but carried the equipment of an Irish terrier.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Long first and second thighs are a sine qua non in the Whippet.Sporting Dogs|Frank Townend Barton
In all there are about fifty-five dogs, fifty-four of whom are in robust health, the hospital containing one whippet.
A whippet tank crunched over the wreck and covered the group with its multiple pom-poms.The Velvet Glove|Harry Harrison
Two chains there were, like double-leashes to a whippet's throat.Wide Courses|James Brendan Connolly
Word Origin for whippet
small, fast type of dog, c.1600, probably from whip (v.) in the sense of "move quickly" + diminutive suffix -et Used earlier (1540s) in reference to "a brisk, nimble woman."