[hwip-uhl-tree, wip-]
noun Northern U.S.

1725–35; whipple (see whip, -le) + tree

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whippletree (ˈwɪpəlˌtriː)
another name for swingletree
[C18: apparently from whip]

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Used for heavier pulling, especially when used without a swingletree or whippletree.
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