Definition of Whipsaw. Meaning of Whipsaw. Synonyms of Whipsaw

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Definition of Whipsaw

Whipsaw
Whipsaw Whip"saw`, n. A saw for dividing timber lengthwise, usually set in a frame, and worked by two persons; also, a fret saw.
Whipsaw
Whipsaw Whip"saw`, n. A kind of narrow ripsaw, tapering from butt to point, with hook teeth and averaging from 5 to 71/2 feet in length, used by one or two men.
Whipsaw
Whipsaw Whip"saw`, v. t. 1. To saw with the whipsaw. 2. To defeat in, or cause to lose, two different bets at the same turn or in one play, as a player at faro who has made two bets at the same time, one that a card will lose and another that a different card will win; hence, to defeat in spite of every effort.

Meaning of Whipsaw from wikipedia

- A whipsaw or pitsaw was originally a type of saw used in a saw pit, and consisted of a narrow blade held rigid by a frame and called a frame saw or sash...
- A whipsaw strike (also called a selective strike) is a strike by a trade union against only one or a few employers in an industry or a multi-employer...
- Whipsaw is a 1935 American crime drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Myrna Loy and Spencer Tracy. Written by Howard Emmett Rogers, based on a...
- a frame saw or sash saw. Whipsaw may also refer to: Whipsaw (film), 1935 Whipsaw Cr****, in British Columbia, Canada Whipsaw strike, a strike by a trade...
- Whipsaw Cr**** is a cr**** in the Similkameen region of British Columbia. The cr**** flows into the Similkameen River from the west and is approximately...
- disparate fashions may also be collectively known as yet-ca mein. In the movie Whipsaw, from 1935 starring Myrna Loy, a character in New Orleans places a phone...
- rived (split) and planed, hewn, or more often hand sawn by two men with a whipsaw, one above and another in a saw pit below. The earliest known mechanical...
- Overtime bans Pen-down strikes Sitdown strikes Solidarity action Walkouts Whipsaw strikes Wildcat strikes Work-to-rule Labour parties Australia Barbados...
- the name for a new school that is under construction. Hanburger hires Whipsaw McGraw, a bowling champion, to train his bowling team. From the city, the...
- Overtime bans Pen-down strikes Sitdown strikes Solidarity action Walkouts Whipsaw strikes Wildcat strikes Work-to-rule Labour parties Australia Barbados...