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whipstock

(ˈwɪpˌstɒk)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a whip handle

whip•stock

(ˈʰwɪpˌstɒk, ˈwɪp-)

n.
the handle of a whip.
[1520–30]
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Before emerging from it, the rattling of wheels approached behind us, and a stage-coach rumbled out of the mountain, with seats on top and trunks behind, and a smart driver, in a drab greatcoat, touching the wheel horses with the whipstock and reining in the leaders.
In addition, Team has designed and built inflatable packers, multilateral systems, junction boxes and whipstocks.
The Company also rents specialized oilfield equipment such as pressure control equipment, tools, pipe, tubing and whipstocks used in the drilling, completion and workover of wells.
It involves the use of turbodrill, whipstocks, or other deflecting tools.