from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Northeastern U.S. The pivoted horizontal crossbar to which the harness traces of a draft animal are attached and which is in turn attached to a vehicle or an implement. Also called singletree, swingletree; also called regionally whippletree.
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- n. a whippletree
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as whippletree.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as swingletree.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a crossbar that is attached to the traces of a draft horse and to the vehicle or implement that the horse is pulling
Variant of whippletree.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)