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whip·per-in

(wĭp′ər-ĭn′, hwĭp′-)
n. pl. whip·pers-in (wĭp′ərz-, hwĭp′-)
1. Sports A person who assists the huntsman in handling a pack of hounds in foxhunting.
2. The whip in a legislative body.
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whipper-in

n, pl whippers-in
(Hunting) a person employed to assist the huntsman managing the hounds in a hunt
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whipper-in - huntsman's assistant in managing the hounds
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
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Translations

whipper-in

[ˈwɪpərˈɪn] N (whippers-in (pl)) (Hunting) → montero/a m/f que cuida los perros de caza
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whipper-in

nPikör(in) m(f), → Vorreiter(in) m(f) (bei der Parforcejagd)
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References in periodicals archive ?
When Bobby Dawson a whipper-in for the Bilsdale Hunt died in 1902 the parson refused permission for a memorial stone Celtic cross bearing a fox, horn and whip to enter the church yard at St Hilda's Chop Gate so it stood outside the church gates for 12 years.
"I'd only been off a couple of months, I was whipper-in for the Fife Hunt, but I missed it badly.
Jeremy Carter-Manning QC, prosecuting for the RSPCA, said it was not in the public interest to continue proceedings against hunt master Vanessa Lambert, a director of the hunt, and whipper-in Duncan Hame following guilty pleas from the other three defendants.
In his capacity as whipper-in for the Ward Union Staghounds, he was headbutted by a stag shortly after the 2003 festival, and sat out a week of racing before the 2005 event after a fall out on the Friday hunt.
She was trying to prove they were flouting the ban on foxhunting when she clashed with Marles, who was the hunt's whipper-in.
The idea, hatched by the ubiquitous charity whipper-in Nick Venning, was to give the city wall ahs a taste of what it's like for those who have to sleep rough every night.
Whipper-in Matt hew Kitchen- Dunn said: "The YAA has been there for us when we've needed them, for example, when someone's had an eck injury.
Winning at the Royal Welsh was a first for the Clettwr Team - consisting of whipper-in Ioan Thomas riding his own Murphy; Catrin Jones on her diminutive Cardi, Sarah Jones on Bubbles and sister Alison on Ginny.
Judge Mr V Mathews spoke highly of the quality of stock exhibited by huntsman Dylan Davies and whipper-in Iolo Humphreys.
In the 18th Century when parties began to organise in parliament the job of 'whipper-in' began to emerge to make sure the government had enough votes to get its business through.
Linda Stott, 42, a children's nurse from Cross Crake, near Kendal, arrived on Tyneside with daughter Eve, 10, and son Calum, 14, who is already an honorary joint whipper-in with the Coniston Fox Hounds.
But it will be sad to see the end of one of the countryside's oldest professions - the 'whipper-in'.