Definition of Coachwhip snake
1. Noun. A whipsnake of southern United States and Mexico; tail resembles a braided whip.
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Literary usage of Coachwhip snake
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Closely related, the coachwhip snake and the blacksnake are very similar in habits. Although the black- snake is one of the most active of serpents, ..."
2. Archæology of the United States by Samuel Foster Haven (1856)
"The coachwhip snake died at the end of three and a half days. Its viscera presented remarkable appearances. The lung contained considerable quantities of ..."
3. Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters by Hardin E. Taliaferro (1859)
"... only when in contact with snakes; and the reader shall now have, in Uncle Davy's own style, an account of his flight from a coachwhip snake. THE CHASE. ..."
4. Annual Report of the New York Zoological Society by New York Zoological Society (1914)
"coachwhip snake. ILLICH, MASTER HAROLD, Xew York City: Alligator (4 specimens). JACOBSON, HJALMAR, New York City: Flicker. JIMENEZ, Miss F., Mount Vernon, ..."
5. America and the West Indies: Geographically Described by George Long, George Tucker, George Richardson Porter, Wilhelm Wittich (1845)
"To the list of snakes not venomous may be added the water mocasin, the garter snake, the glass snake, the coachwhip snake, and the bull snake. ..."