noun whif·fle·tree \ˈhwi-fəl-(ˌ)trē, ˈwi-\

Definition of whiffletree

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

Origin and Etymology of whiffletree

alteration of whippletree

First Known Use: circa 1806

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