whip in

verb
whipped in; whipping in; whips in

Definition of whip in

transitive verb

1 : to collect or keep together (members of a political party) for legislative action
2 : to keep (hounds in a pack) from scattering by use of a whip

First Known Use of whip in

1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Whip in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whip%20in. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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