whiffletree

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whif·fle·tree

noun \ˈhwi-fəl-(ˌ)trē, ˈwi-\

Definition of WHIFFLETREE

:  the pivoted swinging bar to which the traces of a harness are fastened and by which a vehicle or implement is drawn

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Origin of WHIFFLETREE

alteration of whippletree
First Known Use: circa 1806

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