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English definition of “horsewhip”


verb [T]     /ˈhɔːs.wɪp/ US  /ˈhɔːrs-/ (-pp-)
to hit someone with a whip (= long , thin piece of leather , rope , etc.)Punishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing and punishments
(Definition of horsewhip verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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