"It's the whiffletree, I think," she said, as if she were used to wagons. From Wordnik.com. [The La Chance Mine Mystery] Reference
A huge bat flew down, landed on the whiffletree, and turned into a leering vampire. From Wordnik.com. [Operation Luna]
This did not offend the young plowman, to judge by the expression of his face; but he said nothing, and, stooping down, loosened the chains of the whiffletree and turned the faces of the tired horses homeward. From Wordnik.com. [The Redemption of David Corson] Reference
And the Bates family watched out the window while Coach Bob put little Win in the driver's seat, gripped the whiffletree in his hands behind his back, and heaved the sleigh into motion; the great sled skidded down the snowy yard and into the slippery street that was still lined with elms, in those days — 'As fast as a horse could have pulled it!' my mother always said. From Wordnik.com. [The Hotel New Hampshire]
She managed to undo one, and to slip out the fastening of the trace, on one side, where it held to the whiffletree. From Wordnik.com. [Faith Gartney's Girlhood] Reference
The whiffletree would swing round and hit them, and when their collars were taken off, their necks would be raw and bloody. From Wordnik.com. [Beautiful Joe] Reference
One end he fastened securely to the front axle of the car, attaching the other to the whiffletree that he had made to use in the woods. From Wordnik.com. [The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies Or, the Secret of the Lost Claim] Reference
'I did try once,' said he, 'but am old and was weak, and could only get my heels high enough to break the whiffletree, and besides lost my balance and fell down flat. From Wordnik.com. [A Study of Hawthorne] Reference
His face turned white with fear, and he tore a whiffletree from the wagon, which with a push he sent rolling into the thick of them, so that they fell back in confusion. From Wordnik.com. [Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 01] Reference
Henderson sang Scotch lyrics very well, and Bacheller was full of tunes from his North Country, whilst I-- well if I didn't keep my whiffletree off the wheel, it was not for lack of effort. From Wordnik.com. [A Daughter of the Middle Border] Reference
As Sam Lewiston backed the horse into the shafts of his backboard and began hitching the tugs to the whiffletree, his wife came out from the kitchen door of the house and drew near, and stood for some time at the horse's head, her arms folded and her apron rolled around them. From Wordnik.com. [A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old West] Reference
"Young man, you get off that whiffletree this instant!. From Wordnik.com. [Operation Luna]
The rings in the whiffletree count their secrets. From Wordnik.com. [Whiffletree. X. Panels] Reference
"She jes 'bus' de whiffletree li'l bit, suh. From Wordnik.com. [More Toasts] Reference
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