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Verb: lash  lash
  1. Beat severely with a whip or rod
    "The teacher often lashed the students";
    - flog, welt, whip, lather, slash, strap, trounce, whale [N. Amer]
     
  2. Lash or flick about sharply
    "The lion lashed its tail"
     
  3. Strike as if by whipping
    "The curtain lashed her face";
    - whip
     
  4. Bind with a rope, chain, or cord
    "lash the horse"
     
  5. [Brit] Spend money extravagantly, esp. to indulge oneself
    "I lashed out on a new TV";
    - splurge, splash out [Brit], lash out [Brit]
Noun: lash  lash
  1. Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
    - eyelash, cilium
     
  2. Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
    - thong
     
  3. A quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
    "the lash raised a red welt";
    - whip, whiplash

Derived forms: lashing, lashes, lashed

Type of: beat, beat up, bind, blow, consume, hair, leather strip, squander, strike, sway, swing, tie, ware [archaic], waste, work over

Antonym: unlash

Part of: eyelid, lid, palpebra, whip

Encyclopedia: Lash, Ontario