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whippletree

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Noun
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whip=ple=tree

CIDE DICTIONARY

whippletreen. [See Whip, and cf. Whiffletree.].
  •  The pivoted or swinging bar to which the traces, or tugs, of a harness are fastened, and by which a carriage, a plow, or other implement or vehicle, is drawn; a whiffletree; a swingletree; a singletree. See Singletree.  [1913 Webster]
    "[People] cut their own whippletree in the woodlot."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The cornel tree.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

whippletree, n. = SWINGLETREE.

Etymology
app. f. WHIP + TREE

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