Meaning of whippet

whip•pet

Pronunciation: (whip'it, wip'-), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a breed of small, swift dogs resembling a greyhound, used for hunting rabbits and for racing.
  2. Also calleda fast, light tank used by the British in World War I.
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