whipper–in

play
noun whip·per–in \ˌhwi-pər-ˈin, ˌwi-\

Definition of whipper–in

plural

whippers–in

play \ˌhwi-pərz-ˈin, ˌwi-\
  1. 1 :  a huntsman's assistant who whips in the hounds

  2. 2 :  whip 5a

First Known Use of whipper–in

1739

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