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WHIP, L., a sweeping throw or thrust.

1. To strike with a lash or sweeping cord as, to whip a horse.
2. To sew slightly.
3. To drive with lashes as, to whip a top.
4. To punish with the whip as, to whip a vagrant to whip one thirty nine lashes to whip a perverse boy.

Who, for false quantities, was whippd at school.

5. To lash with sarcasm.

They would whip me with their fine wits.

6. To strike to thrash to beat out, as grain, by striking as, to whip wheat. Not in use int he United States.

To whip about or round, to wrap to inwrap as, to whip a line round a rod.

To whip out, to draw nimbly to snatch as, to whip out a sword or rapier from its sheath.

To whip from, to take away suddenly.

To whip into, to thrust in with a quick motion. He whipped his hand into his pocket.

To whip us, to seize or take up with a quick motion. She whipped up the child, and ran off. Among seamen, to hoist with a whip or small tackle.

WHIP, To move nimbly to start suddenly and run or to turn and run as, the boy whipped away in an instant he whipped round the corner he whipped into the house, and was out of wight in a moment.

WHIP, n.

1. An instrument for driving horses or other teams, or for correction, consisting of a lash tied to a handle or rod.
2. In ships, a small tackle, used to hoist light bodies.

Whip and spur, with the utmost haste.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Whip'. King James Dictionary.

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