Meaning of coachwhip


Pronunciation: (kōch'hwip", -wip"), [key]
— n.
  1. a whip, usually having a long lash, used in driving a coach horse.
  2. a long, slender snake, Masticophis flagellum, of the southern U.S. and Mexico, having a thin tail resembling a braided whip.
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