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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: WHI?

whig

whig
(a.) Of or pertaining to the Whigs.
(n.) Acidulated whey, sometimes mixed with buttermilk and sweet herbs, used as a cooling beverage.
(n.) One of a political party which grew up in England in the seventeenth century, in the reigns of Charles I. and II., when great contests existed respecting the royal prerogatives and the rights of the people. Those who supported the king in his high claims were called Tories, and the advocates of popular rights, of parliamentary power over the crown, and of toleration to Dissenters, were, after 1679, called Whigs. The terms Liberal and Radical have now generally superseded Whig in English politics. See the note under Tory.
(n.) A friend and supporter of the American Revolution; -- opposed to Tory, and Royalist.
(n.) One of the political party in the United States from about 1829 to 1856, opposed in politics to the Democratic party.

whim

whim
(n.) The European widgeon.
(n.) A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice.
(n.) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; -- called also whim gin, and whimsey.
(v. i.) To be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish.

whin

whin
(n.) Gorse; furze. See Furze.
(n.) Woad-waxed.
(n.) Same as Whinstone.

whip

whip
(v. i.) To move nimbly; to start or turn suddenly and do something; to whisk; as, he whipped around the corner.
(v. t.) To strike with a lash, a cord, a rod, or anything slender and lithe; to lash; to beat; as, to whip a horse, or a carpet.
(v. t.) To drive with lashes or strokes of a whip; to cause to rotate by lashing with a cord; as, to whip a top.
(v. t.) To punish with a whip, scourge, or rod; to flog; to beat; as, to whip a vagrant; to whip one with thirty nine lashes; to whip a perverse boy.
(v. t.) To apply that which hurts keenly to; to lash, as with sarcasm, abuse, or the like; to apply cutting language to.
(v. t.) To thrash; to beat out, as grain, by striking; as, to whip wheat.
(v. t.) To beat (eggs, cream, or the like) into a froth, as with a whisk, fork, or the like.
(v. t.) To conquer; to defeat, as in a contest or game; to beat; to surpass.
(v. t.) To overlay (a cord, rope, or the like) with other cords going round and round it; to overcast, as the edge of a seam; to wrap; -- often with about, around, or over.
(v. t.) To sew lightly; specifically, to form (a fabric) into gathers by loosely overcasting the rolled edge and drawing up the thread; as, to whip a ruffle.
(v. t.) To take or move by a sudden motion; to jerk; to snatch; -- with into, out, up, off, and the like.
(v. t.) To hoist or purchase by means of a whip.
(v. t.) To secure the end of (a rope, or the like) from untwisting by overcasting it with small stuff.
(v. t.) To fish (a body of water) with a rod and artificial fly, the motion being that employed in using a whip.
(v. t.) An instrument or driving horses or other animals, or for correction, consisting usually of a lash attached to a handle, or of a handle and lash so combined as to form a flexible rod.
(v. t.) A coachman; a driver of a carriage; as, a good whip.
(v. t.) One of the arms or frames of a windmill, on which the sails are spread.
(v. t.) The length of the arm reckoned from the shaft.
(v. t.) A small tackle with a single rope, used to hoist light bodies.
(v. t.) The long pennant. See Pennant (a)
(v. t.) A huntsman who whips in the hounds; whipper-in.
(v. t.) A person (as a member of Parliament) appointed to enforce party discipline, and secure the attendance of the members of a Parliament party at any important session, especially when their votes are needed.
(v. t.) A call made upon members of a Parliament party to be in their places at a given time, as when a vote is to be taken.

whir

whir
(n.) A buzzing or whizzing sound produced by rapid or whirling motion; as, the whir of a partridge; the whir of a spinning wheel.
(v. i.) To whirl round, or revolve, with a whizzing noise; to fly or more quickly with a buzzing or whizzing sound; to whiz.
(v. t.) To hurry a long with a whizzing sound.

whit

whit
(n.) The smallest part or particle imaginable; a bit; a jot; an iota; -- generally used in an adverbial phrase in a negative sentence.

whiz

whiz
(n.) A hissing and humming sound.
(v. i.) To make a humming or hissing sound, like an arrow or ball flying through the air; to fly or move swiftly with a sharp hissing or whistling sound.