whipstock

noun
whip·​stock | \ ˈhwip-ˌstäk How to pronounce whipstock (audio) , ˈwip- \

Definition of whipstock

: the handle of a whip

First Known Use of whipstock

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of whipstock was circa 1530

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“Whipstock.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whipstock. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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