ETYM Old Eng. whippe. Related to Whip.
1. A legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline; SYN. party whip.
2. A quick blow with a whip; SYN. lash, whiplash.
3. An instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping.
1. To strike as if by whipping; SYN. lash.
2. To thrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash