from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Sports A person who assists the huntsman in handling a pack of hounds in foxhunting.
- n. The whip in a legislative body.
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- n. A huntsman who keeps the hounds from wandering, and whips them in, if necessary, to the chase.
- n. One who enforces the discipline of a party, and urges the attendance and support of the members on all necessary occasions.
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