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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) A whipping motion; a thrashing about; as, the whip of a tense rope or wire which has suddenly parted; also, the quality of being whiplike or flexible; flexibility; suppleness, as of the shaft of a golf club.

(2): ( n.) Any of various pieces that operate with a quick vibratory motion, as a spring in certain electrical devices for making a circuit, or a rocking certain piano actions.

(3): ( v. t.) To drive with lashes or strokes of a whip; to cause to rotate by lashing with a cord; as, to whip a top.

(4): ( v. t.) The length of the arm reckoned from the shaft.

(5): ( v. t.) A small tackle with a single rope, used to hoist light bodies.

(6): ( v. t.) To conquer; to defeat, as in a contest or game; to beat; to surpass.

(7): ( v. t.) To overlay (a cord, rope, or the like) with other cords going round and round it; to overcast, as the edge of a seam; to wrap; - often with about, around, or over.

(8): ( v. i.) To move nimbly; to start or turn suddenly and do something; to whisk; as, he whipped around the corner.

(9): ( v. t.) To fish (a body of water) with a rod and artificial fly, the motion being that employed in using a whip.

(10): ( v. t.) An instrument or driving horses or other animals, or for correction, consisting usually of a lash attached to a handle, or of a handle and lash so combined as to form a flexible rod.

(11): ( v. t.) A person (as a member of Parliament) appointed to enforce party discipline, and secure the attendance of the members of a Parliament party at any important session, especially when their votes are needed.

(12): ( v. t.) To sew lightly; specifically, to form (a fabric) into gathers by loosely overcasting the rolled edge and drawing up the thread; as, to whip a ruffle.

(13): ( v. t.) To hoist or purchase by means of a whip.

(14): ( v. t.) To secure the end of (a rope, or the like) from untwisting by overcasting it with small stuff.

(15): ( v. t.) To thrash; to beat out, as grain, by striking; as, to whip wheat.

(16): ( v. t.) To apply that which hurts keenly to; to lash, as with sarcasm, abuse, or the like; to apply cutting language to.

(17): ( v. t.) To punish with a whip, scourge, or rod; to flog; to beat; as, to whip a vagrant; to whip one with thirty nine lashes; to whip a perverse boy.

(18): ( v. t.) A coachman; a driver of a carriage; as, a good whip.

(19): ( v. t.) To beat (eggs, cream, or the like) into a froth, as with a whisk, fork, or the like.

(20): ( v. t.) One of the arms or frames of a windmill, on which the sails are spread.

(21): ( v. t.) The long pennant. See Pennant (a)

(22): ( v. t.) To strike with a lash, a cord, a rod, or anything slender and lithe; to lash; to beat; as, to whip a horse, or a carpet.

(23): ( v. t.) A call made upon members of a Parliament party to be in their places at a given time, as when a vote is to be taken.

(24): ( v. t.) A huntsman who whips in the hounds; whipper-in.

(25): ( v. t.) To take or move by a sudden motion; to jerk; to snatch; - with into, out, up, off, and the like.

King James Dictionary [2]

Whip, L a sweeping throw or thrust.

1. To strike with a lash or sweeping cord as, to whip a horse. 2. To sew slightly. 3. To drive with lashes as, to whip a top. 4. To punish with the whip as, to whip a vagrant to whip one thirty nine lashes to whip a perverse boy.

Who, for false quantities, was whippd at school.

5. To lash with sarcasm.

They would whip me with their fine wits.

6. To strike to thrash to beat out, as grain, by striking as, to whip wheat. Not in use int he United States.

To whip about or round, to wrap to inwrap as, to whip a line round a rod.

To whip out, to draw nimbly to snatch as, to whip out a sword or rapier from its sheath.

To whip from, to take away suddenly.

To whip into, to thrust in with a quick motion. He whipped his hand into his pocket.

To whip us, to seize or take up with a quick motion. She whipped up the child, and ran off. Among seamen, to hoist with a whip or small tackle.

WHIP, To move nimbly to start suddenly and run or to turn and run as, the boy whipped away in an instant he whipped round the corner he whipped into the house, and was out of wight in a moment.

WHIP, n.

1. An instrument for driving horses or other teams, or for correction, consisting of a lash tied to a handle or rod. 2. In ships, a small tackle, used to hoist light bodies.

Whip and spur, with the utmost haste.

Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types [3]

 1 Kings 12:11 (b) The expression is used to illustrate the burdens and distressing conditions imposed upon the people of Israel by King Solomon, who probably oppressed them by imposing severe taxes, and causing them to do difficult work.

 Proverbs 26:3 (c) We may use this type to describe the pressure which GOD sometimes brings upon His people to cause them to make progress in His service.

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [4]

Bibliography Information McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Whip'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/w/whip.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.