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whippletree

Line breaks: whipple|tree
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪp(ə)ltriː
 
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Definition of whippletree in English:

noun

Archaic term for swingletree.
Example sentences
  • Felix had already been introduced to the whippletree dragging on the ground and his lesson today started with the chainsaw.

Origin

mid 18th century: apparently from whip + tree.

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