whipcord

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

whip +‎ cord

Noun[edit]

whipcord ‎(countable and uncountable, plural whipcords)

  1. A hard, twisted cord used for making whiplashes.
  2. A type of catgut.
  3. A strong worsted fabric, with a diagonal rib.

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