Definitions starting with W

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whippry

/wípri/, whipper [W Car.; cf. OED whip-ray and whipperee US1 n. a fish, the manta ray (Manta birostris): 1941 They comb their hair with a whipper backbone (song) (Lomax 89), (Gen.)

Tags: animal, fish, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-06 21:34
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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