From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whisk \Whisk\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whisked; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Whisking.] [Cf. Dan. viske, Sw. viska, G. wischen, D.
   wisschen. See Whisk, n.]
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   1. To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion;
      as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs
      into a froth.
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   2. To move with a quick, sweeping motion.
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            He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod. --J.
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            I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out
            of one element into another.          --Walpole.
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