Meaning 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.’
archaic term for swingletree

Origin

Mid 18th century apparently from whip+ tree.

Pronunciation

whippletree

/ˈwɪp(ə)ltriː/