whipstock

[ hwip-stok, wip- ]
/ ˈʰwɪpˌstɒk, ˈwɪp- /
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noun

the handle of a whip.

Nearby words

  1. whipsawed,
  2. whipscorpion,
  3. whipsnake,
  4. whipstall,
  5. whipstitch,
  6. whiptail,
  7. whiptail wallaby,
  8. whipworm,
  9. whir,
  10. whirl

Origin of whipstock

First recorded in 1520–30; whip + stock

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British Dictionary definitions for whipstock

whipstock

/ (ˈwɪpˌstɒk) /

noun

a whip handle
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