What does the word horsewhip mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To chastise with a horsewhip.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A whip for managing horses.

Usage examples for horsewhip

  1. To get my horsewhip! – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  2. Moreover, she carried things with a high hand, and threatened Jonathan Wild, the biggest constable in Bedford, to horsewhip him. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. I see it all; but shouldn't I just like to have fast hold of that rascal's neck with one hand, and a good stout horsewhip in the other. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson