horsewhip

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v horsewhip whip with a whip intended for horses
    • n horsewhip a whip for controlling horses
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Horsewhip A whip for horses.
    • v. t Horsewhip To flog or chastise with a horsewhip.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n horsewhip A whip for driving or controlling horses.
    • horsewhip To chastise with a horsewhip.
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Usage

In literature:

Clara, where's my horsewhip?
"The Hero" by William Somerset Maugham
The end of his blade was quivering like a horsewhip.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
This coat was on the back of the man who horsewhipped Mr.
"Reels and Spindles" by Evelyn Raymond
Do you not know that he was publicly horsewhipped by Capt.
"Buchanan's Journal of Man, January 1888" by Various
I should like to have the dressing of them with my horsewhip.
"Forgotten Tales of Long Ago" by E. V. Lucas
In his mind he saw again the scarred face of Black Salmon, the brown fist raised, holding a horsewhip to beat him.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
If he won't loan it to us after all we have done for him, he ought to be horsewhipped.
"A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties" by Charles Major
I'd like to horsewhip him.
"Rodney, the Ranger" by John V. Lane
Captured on his first raid and threatened with a horsewhipping.
"Two Arrows" by William O. Stoddard
I have a mind to horsewhip you.
"Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1" by Various
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