Definition of whippletree in English:

whippletree

noun

  • archaic term for swingletree
    • ‘Felix had already been introduced to the whippletree dragging on the ground and his lesson today started with the chainsaw.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: apparently from whip + tree.

Pronunciation:

whippletree

/ˈwɪp(ə)ltriː/