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stock whip

noun
1.
a whip with a long lash and a short handle, as used to herd cattle
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  • His tail was useful for whipping off flies, and it resembled the thick part of a stock whip lash.

    Settling Day Nat Gould
  • Fastened on each of their saddles is a stock whip, which each now takes off, and a few preliminary cracks are given.

    Australia Revenged Boomerang
  • He went for a stock whip, and quickly gave the combatants to understand he was acting as referee and that he had called time.

    Settling Day Nat Gould
  • Then he walked to the wall and took down a whip—a stock whip with a long thong.

    '19,000' Burford Delannoy
  • The boy turned to see his father mounted on his chestnut, and with a stock whip in his hand.

    First in the Field George Manville Fenn

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