bull whack

bullwhip

[bool-hwip, -wip]
noun
a rawhide whip having a short handle and a long, plaited lash.
Also, bull-whip.
Also called bull-whack [bool-hwak, -wak] .


Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; bull1 + whip

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bullwhip (ˈbʊlˌwɪp)
 
n
1.  a long tapering heavy whip, esp one of plaited rawhide
 
vb , -whips, -whipping, -whipped
2.  (tr) to whip with a bullwhip

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