whiffletree

noun
whif·​fle·​tree | \ ˈhwi-fəl-(ˌ)trē How to pronounce whiffletree (audio) , 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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First Known Use of whiffletree

circa 1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whiffletree

alteration of whippletree

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