Definitions

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  • n. A long whip used by the driver of a cart.
  • v. To beat with a cartwhip.

Etymologies

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cart +‎ whip

Examples

  • It is the Inalienable Right of some among them, to take the field after THEIR Happiness equipped with cat and cartwhip, stocks, and iron collar, and to shout their view halloa!

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • "Oh," said they, in 1833, "it is idle talking; the cart-whip must be used -- without that stimulant no negro will work -- the nature of the negro is idle and indolent, and without the thought of the cartwhip is before his eyes he falls asleep -- put the cartwhip aside and no labor will be done."

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • It is true that the use of the cartwhip as a stimulus to labor has been abolished.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • No, my lords, it has not; and while every abundance of voluntary labor has been found, in no one instance has the stimulus of the cartwhip been found wanting.

    The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus

  • I be Farmer Dobson, sewer anew; but if iver I cooms upo 'Gentleman Hedgar ageän, and doänt laäy my cartwhip athurt' is shou'ders, why then I beänt Farmer Dobson, but summun else -- blaäme't if I beänt!

    Becket and other plays

  • Right of some among them, to take the field after THEIR Happiness equipped with cat and cartwhip, stocks, and iron collar, and to shout their view halloa!

    American Notes

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