Definitions

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  • n. A horsewhip, short whip used to goad a mount.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a short whip with a thong at the end and a handle for opening gates

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Examples

  • The English Major, disdaining to mingle with the Spanish visitors, slashed with his riding crop at a glossy-leaved hedge.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • "Not orange, you nitwit, a vampire!" she said, and she snapped the riding crop across his chest.

    You Suck

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