Definition of Whippletree

1. Noun. A crossbar that is attached to the traces of a draft horse and to the vehicle or implement that the horse is pulling.

Exact synonyms: Swingletree, Whiffletree
Generic synonyms: Crossbar



Definition of Whippletree

1. n. The pivoted or swinging bar to which the traces, or tugs, of a harness are fastened, and by which a carriage, a plow, or other implement or vehicle, is drawn; a whiffletree; a swingletree; a singletree. See Singletree.

2. n. The pivoted or swinging bar to which the traces, or tugs, of a harness are fastened, and by which a carriage, a plow, or other implement or vehicle, is drawn; a whiffletree; a swingletree; a singletree. See Singletree.

Definition of Whippletree

1. Noun. a wooden crossbar for a plough or carriage, pivoted in the middle, from which traces are fastened to a draught animal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Whippletree

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Medical Definition of Whippletree

1. 1. The pivoted or swinging bar to which the traces, or tugs, of a harness are fastened, and by which a carriage, a plow, or other implement or vehicle, is drawn; a whiffletree; a swingletree; a singletree. See Singletree. "[People] cut their own whippletree in the woodlot." (Emerson) 2. The cornel tree. See: Whip, and cf. Whiffletree. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Whippletree

whippiest
whippily
whippin'
whippiness
whipping
whipping boy
whipping boys
whipping cream
whipping post
whipping top
whippingly
whippings
whippit
whippits
whipple disease
whippletree (current term)
whippletrees
whippoorwill
whippoorwills
whippy
whipray
whiprays
whips
whipsaw
whipsawed
whipsawing
whipsawn
whipsaws
whipsman
whipsnake

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