1. A small bunch of grass, straw, hair or the like, used for a brush; hence, a brush or small besom.
2. Part of a womans dress; a kind of tippet.
WHISK, verb transitive
1. To sweep, brush or wipe with a whisk
2. To sweep along; to move nimbly over the ground.
WHISK, verb intransitive To move nimbly and with velocity.