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whip hand

noun
1.
the hand that holds the whip, in driving.
2.
an advantageous or controlling position:
She had the whip hand throughout the debate.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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whip hand

noun the whip hand
1.
(in driving horses) the hand holding the whip
2.
advantage or dominating position
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