Agent noun of whip; a person or thing that whips.

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  • Whipper — Whip per, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the penalty of legal whipping. [1913 Webster] 2. One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a chip s hold. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Spinning) A kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whipper — (engl., spr. Hwipp r), 1) der Peitschende, Geißelnde; 2) der Hundejunge, der Aufseher über die Jagdhunde; 3) der Einpeitscher, Eintreiber, bei den verschiedenen englischen Parlamentsfractionen derjenige, welcher bei wichtiger Veranlassung dafür… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Whipper-in — (engl.), der Einpeitscher (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • whipper — [hwip′ər, wip′ər] n. a person or thing that whips * * * See whip. * * * …   Universalium

  • whipper — [hwip′ər, wip′ər] n. a person or thing that whips …   English World dictionary

  • whipper-in — [hwip′ər in′, wip′ər in′] n. pl. whippers in [hwip′ərz in′] 1. Chiefly Brit. a huntsman s assistant who keeps the hounds together in a pack 2. Historical WHIP (n. 4a) …   English World dictionary

  • Whipper — In rock climbing, a whipper is an especially hard or dynamic fall where the rope is weighed by a significant load. A fall is considered hard when the climber falls beyond at least one piece of protection, which in trad climbing would mean the… …   Wikipedia

  • whipper — whip ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for beating a person or urging on an animal. 2) an official of a political party appointed to maintain parliamentary discipline among its members. 3) Brit. a written… …   English terms dictionary

  • whipper-in — noun (plural whippers in) Date: 1739 1. a huntsman s assistant who whips in the hounds 2. whip 5a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whipper — noun see whip I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • whipper-in — /hwip euhr in , wip /, n., pl. whippers in. 1. Fox Hunting. a professional or honorary member of a hunt staff who assists the huntsman with the hounds. 2. Brit. whip (def. 31). [1730 40] * * * …   Universalium

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