buggy whip(redirected from a buggy-whip)
A type of whip formerly used by drivers of horse-drawn carriages. The phrase is often used to emphasize that something is outdated (much like the buggy whip itself). I'm sorry, Grandma, but shag carpeting has definitely gone the way of the buggy whip.
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