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English definition of “horsewhip”


verb [T] uk   /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
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