bullwhack

noun
bull·whack | \ ˈbu̇l-ˌ(h)wak , also ˈbəl- \

Definition of bullwhack 

(Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly West

: a long heavy whip with short handle used especially when driving teams of four or more animals

bull·whack | \ ˈbu̇l-ˌ(h)wak , also ˈbəl- \
bullwhacked; bullwhacking; bullwhacks

Definition of bullwhack (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly West : to drive animals (such as an ox team) using a whip rather than a goad

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Noun

back-formation from bullwhacker

Verb, transitive + intransitive

back-formation from bullwhacker

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