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6 definitions found
 for Whisk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whisk \Whisk\, n. [See Whist, n.]
     A game at cards; whist. [Obs.] --Taylor (1630).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whisk \Whisk\, n. [Probably for wisk, and of Scand. origin; cf.
     Icel. visk a wisp; akin to Dan. visk, Sw. viska, D. wisch,
     OHG. wisc, G. wisch. See Wisp.]
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     1. The act of whisking; a rapid, sweeping motion, as of
        something light; a sudden motion or quick puff.
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              This first sad whisk
              Takes off thy dukedom; thou art but an earl. --J.
                                                    Fletcher.
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     2. A small bunch of grass, straw, twigs, hair, or the like,
        used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom, as of
        broom corn.
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     3. A small culinary instrument made of wire, or the like, for
        whisking or beating eggs, cream, etc. --Boyle.
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     4. A kind of cape, forming part of a woman's dress.
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              My wife in her new lace whisk.        --Pepys.
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     5. An impertinent fellow. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
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     6. A plane used by coopers for evening chines.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whisk \Whisk\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whisked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Whisking.] [Cf. Dan. viske, Sw. viska, G. wischen, D.
     wisschen. See Whisk, n.]
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     1. To sweep, brush, or agitate, with a light, rapid motion;
        as, to whisk dust from a table; to whisk the white of eggs
        into a froth.
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     2. To move with a quick, sweeping motion.
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              He that walks in gray, whisking his riding rod. --J.
                                                    Fletcher.
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              I beg she would not impale worms, nor whisk carp out
              of one element into another.          --Walpole.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whisk \Whisk\, v. i.
     To move nimbly at with velocity; to make a sudden agile
     movement.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  whisk
      n 1: a mixer incorporating a coil of wires; used for whipping
           eggs or cream
      2: a small short-handled broom used to brush clothes [syn:
         whisk, whisk broom]
      v 1: move somewhere quickly; "The President was whisked away in
           his limo"
      2: move quickly and nimbly; "He whisked into the house"
      3: brush or wipe off lightly [syn: whisk, whisk off]
      4: whip with or as if with a wire whisk; "whisk the eggs" [syn:
         whisk, whip]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  123 Moby Thesaurus words for "whisk":
     aerate, agitate, agitator, ball the jack, barrel, beak, bear, beat,
     beat up, beater, boom, bowl along, breeze, breeze along, broom,
     brush, brush off, bullet, bunt, carry, chuck, churn, churn up,
     clip, conduct, convey, convulse, cream, cut along, dab, disarrange,
     discompose, disquiet, disturb, eggbeater, excite, ferment, fillip,
     fleet, flick, flip, flirt, flit, flurry, fly, fly low, foam, foot,
     freight, fret, froth, go fast, graze, highball, jiggler, lather,
     lift, lug, make knots, manhandle, mantle, nip, outstrip the wind,
     pack, paddle, pat, peck, perturb, perturbate, pick, pour it on,
     rap, rile, rip, ripple, roil, roughen, ruffle, rumple, scorch,
     scum, shake, shake up, shaker, sizzle, skim, snap, speed, spume,
     stir, stir up, storm along, sud, suds, sweep, sweep out, sweep up,
     swirl, take, tap, tear, tear along, thunder along, tickle, tip,
     tote, touch, transport, trouble, upset, vacuum, vacuum-clean,
     vibrator, waft, whip, whip up, whish, whiz, wing, work up, zing,
     zip, zoom
  
  

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