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1. A dominating position; an advantage.
2. The hand in which a whip is held.
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1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (in driving horses) the hand holding the whip
2. advantage or dominating position
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whip handn to have the whip hand (over sb) → avere il predominio (su qn)
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