Definition Of lash
(of an animal) move (a part of the body, especially the tail) quickly and violently.
the cat was lashing its tail back and forth
a sharp blow or stroke with a whip or rope, typically given as a form of punishment.
he was sentenced to fifty lashes for his crime
she fluttered her long dark lashes
fasten (something) securely with a cord or rope.
the hatch was securely lashed down
strike (someone) with a whip or stick.
they lashed him repeatedly about the head
Example Of lash
A lash , also of flax, was then attached and the whip was finished.
A government official last year called for a return of the lash - the cat-o-nine-tails that takes off a quarter pound of flesh with each stroke.
A single lash emerged from the ebony handle, but it had been wickedly inlaid with tiny adamantine barbs.
Bring back the lash , and thumbscrews and the oubliette.
But it proved nothing more than a false note as they were lashed into submission by the boundary-belting cyclone that is Kevin Pietersen.