"It's the whiffletree, I think," she said, as if she were used to wagons.
The pole was snapped, and the whiffletree smashed, so that the traces were useless.
Where the gray mare is the better horse, her mate always lets up a bit on his whiffletree and she draws most of the load.
The whiffletree is attached to the tumbling rod by an iron hook.
The whiffletree would swing round and hit them, and when their collars were taken off, their necks would be raw and bloody.
He took the whiffletree from the wagon, let a chain drag behind it, and harnessed the mules.
Now let the rest of the robe fall slowly over the dasher in front of the whiffletree.
The horses were driven down behind it, and from one of them de Spain took the collar, the tugs, and the whiffletree.
This wore away at last and on the third day I had no difficulty in keeping up my end of the whiffletree.
Twelve “Swingle trees” (whippletree, whiffletree, singletree) are listed in the inventory.