a long thin piece of rope or leather with a handle, that you hit animals with to make them move or that you hit someone with to punish them:
The coachman cracked his whip and the carriage lurched forward.
a member of the US Congress or the British Parliament who is responsible for making sure that the members of their party attend and vote
a written order sent to members of the British Parliament telling them when and how to vote ➔ three-line whip
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a sweet dish made from the white part of eggs and chocolate or fruit, beaten together to make a smooth light mixture:
to have power and control over someone