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whip hand

noun

Definition of whip hand

  1. 1 :  positive control :  advantage

  2. 2 :  the hand holding the whip in driving



Examples of whip hand in a sentence

  1. <unquestionably the company has the whip hand in negotiations with the labor union>



1680

First Known Use of whip hand

1680


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