Whippletree

Definition of Whippletree

Whip´ple`tree`
n.1.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.
[People] cut their own whippletree in the woodlot.
- Emerson.
2.(Bot.) The cornel tree.

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crossbar, swingletree, whiffletree
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