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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.

whipper-in

n, pl whippers-in
(Hunting) a person employed to assist the huntsman managing the hounds in a hunt
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"
Translations

whipper-in

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

whipper-in

nPikör(in) m(f), → Vorreiter(in) m(f) (bei der Parforcejagd)
References in classic literature ?
They were taking fifty-four hounds, with six hunt attendants and whippers-in. Besides the family, there were eight borzoi kennelmen and more than forty borzois, so that, with the borzois on the leash belonging to members of the family, there were about a hundred and thirty dogs and twenty horsemen.
The whippers-in no longer set on the hounds, but changed to the cry of ulyulyu, and above the others rose Daniel's voice, now a deep bass, now piercingly shrill.
The huntsman controls the hounds and is assisted by the "whippers-in," who act as scouts to give the huntsman notice on the whereabouts of the fox.