Lash Lash (l[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lashng}.] 1. To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one. [1913 Webster]

We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail. [1913 Webster]

And big waves lash the frighted shores. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

3. To throw out with a jerk or quickly. [1913 Webster]

He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

4. To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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