Definition of hunting crop in English:

hunting crop

(also hunting whip)


  • A short rigid riding whip with a handle at right angles to the stock and a long leather thong, used chiefly in hunting.

    • ‘This is an early hunting whip (modern ones tend to be much shorter than this).’
    • ‘He had a black top hat, a long coat, and a hunting crop swinging in one hand.’
    • ‘On completing the course the rider hands the hunting crop to his team mate and so on until all eight horses have jumped.’
    • ‘We also carry a traditional hunting whip with a lash and a thong to keep the hounds in line.’
    • ‘The main types of whip are the short whip, the dressage whip, the hunting whip, the lunge whip, the polo whip, and the show cane.’
    whip, lash, scourge, cat, thong, switch, birch, cane, stick
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