whipper


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whipper \Whip"per\, n.
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   1. One who whips; especially, an officer who inflicts the
      penalty of legal whipping.
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   2. One who raises coal or merchandise with a tackle from a
      chip's hold. [Eng.]
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   3. (Spinning) A kind of simple willow.
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