whip·​stock ˈ(h)wip-ˌstäk How to pronounce whipstock (audio)
: the handle of a whip

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whipstock was circa 1530

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“Whipstock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whipstock. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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