Crossword clues for lash
- A quick blow with a whip
- Any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
- Leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
- Eye part
- Tie hand and foot
- Tie down securely
- Use a whip
- Mascara recipient
- Strike violently
- Black or eye follower
- Eye shade?
- Scold severely
- Eye or whip follower
- Use a cat-o'-nine-tails
- Tie down
- Roosevelt biographer
- ___ out (attack verbally)
- Pupil's protector
- Pupil protector
- Back or whip follower
- Fasten with cord
- Word with eye or whip
- Legree's weapon
- Follower of whip or eye
- Fasten, as with ropes
- Eye or whip
- Fasten securely
- Attack verbally
- Lid adjunct
- Eye feature
- Part of an eyelid
- Whip end
- With 43-Across, a 1940's movie cowboy
- Pirate's punishment
- Eye protector
- Eye swatter?
- Punishment unit
- Place for mascara
- Mascara site
- Punishment for a pirate
- Secure with rope
- Punishment for a sailor, maybe
- Lid attachment
- Make secure
- Unit of punishment at sea
- Eyelid attachment
- Sailor's punishment
- Respond angrily, with "out"
- Unit of punishment
- Lid growth
- Mascara's place
- Corporal punishment unit
- Secure, in a way
- You may get an extended one at a salon
- Liner's locale
- Any tail in a cat-o'-nine-tails
- Stinging rebuke
- Mascara coats it
- It might be batted at a knockout
- Old naval punishment
- Shipboard punishment
- Whip tip
- Metaphor for punishment
- Mascara target
- Eye liner?
- Garlic segments
- Tie securely
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lash \Lash\ (l[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lashed; p. pr. & vb. n. Lashng.]
To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward.
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.
And big waves lash the frighted shores.
To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws.
To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.
Lash \Lash\ (l[a^]sh), n. [OE. lasche; cf. D. lasch piece set in, joint, seam, G. lashe latchet, a bit of leather, gusset, stripe, laschen to furnish with flaps, to lash or slap, Icel. laski gusset, flap, laska to break.]
The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
I observed that your whip wanted a lash to it.
A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare. [Obs.]
A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.
The moral is a lash at the vanity of arrogating that to ourselves which succeeds well.
A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
Lash \Lash\, v. i. To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.
To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice.
To lash out, to strike out wildly or furiously; also used figuratively.
Lash \Lash\, v. t. [Cf. D. lasschen to fasten together, lasch piece, joint, Sw. laska to stitch, Dan. laske stitch. See Lash, n. ] To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten; as, to lash something to a spar; to lash a pack on a horse's back.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, las "a blow, a stroke," later "flexible part of a whip" (late 14c.), possibly imitative. The verb might be the source of the noun.
"bind," 1620s, originally nautical, from Middle French lachier, from Old French lacier "to lace" (see lace (v.)). Related: Lashed; lashing.
Etymology 1 n. 1 The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given. 2 (label en obsolete) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare. 3 A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough. 4 A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut. 5 A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one. 2 (context transitive English) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash. Etymology 2
vb. (context transitive English) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten. Etymology 3
1 (context obsolete English) remiss, lax. 2 (context obsolete English) relaxed. 3 soft, watery, wet. 4 (context Ulster English) excellent, wonderful 5 Drunk.
lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail"
strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face" [syn: whip]
bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse" [ant: unlash]
Lash were an all-female alternative/ punk rock band from Perth, Australia. The members Belinda-Lee Reid (vocals, guitar), Jaclyn Pearson (drums), Jessica Bennett (lead guitar) and Micaela Slayford (vocals, bass) all met in high school ( Santa Maria College) in Attadale, Western Australia and formed the band Exteria in 1996.
Lash is the second EP from The Jesus Lizard. It was released in 1993 on Touch and Go Records.
Lash or Lashing may refer to:
- Flagellation, a form of torture or punishment involving a whip
- Lashing (ropework), a means of attaching two or more objects with rope
- A lashing point such as a D-ring
- Backlash (engineering), clearance between mating components
- Lighter aboard ship, a system of water transport
- Littoral Airborne Sensor/Hyperspectral, an imaging system developed by the United States Navy
- Lash (band), an all-female alternative/punk rock band from Perth, Australia
- The Lash (1930 film), an American western film
- The Lash (1934 film), a British drama film
The surname Lash may refer to:
- Batton Lash, American comic book creator
- Dominic Lash, English musician
- Don Lash (1912–1994), American long-distance runner
- Israel G. Lash (1810–1878), American politician
- Jennifer Lash (1938–1993), English novelist and painter
- Jim Lash (born 1951), American football player
- Nicholas Lash (born 1934), English theologian
- Scott Lash, American professor of sociology and cultural studies
- Tony Lash, American musician and music producer
- Trude Lash (1908–2004), German-American student activist
- William H. Lash (1961–2006), American political officer and professor
- William Quinlan Lash, English bishop
- Mario Hernandez Lash, Mexican retired footballer
Lash is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics who is an Inhuman. Created by writer Charles Soule and artist Joe Madureira, he first appeared in Inhuman #1 (June 2014), and plays a key role after the release of the Terrigen Mists around the globe at the conclusion of the " Infinity" storyline.
Lash appears in the third season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., portrayed by Matt Willig as Lash and Blair Underwood as his human alter-ego, Andrew Garner.
Usage examples of "lash".
I just sat back on my heels and let her tongue lash over me, until at last it dawned on me that the old abo must have gone running to her and she thought we were responsible for scaring him out of what wits he had.
The abomination of it all, the vengeance of destiny which exacted this sacrilege, filled her with such a feeling of revolt that at the moment when vertigo was about to seize her and the flooring began to flee from beneath her feet, she was lashed by it and kept erect.
An attempt to abscond could mean three months and a hundred lashes in addition.
Duff, a New Zealand anthropologist who has made a special study of adze distributions, claiming that no adzes with butts tanged as an aid in lashing the handles have been established for Western Polynesia, whereas tanged adzes have been found throughout Eastern Polynesia, has argued that this is not in accord with what one would expect from random voyaging.
On the outside, induction cables lashed round in anarchic hundred-kilometre arcs, preventing even the most agile void-hawks from rendezvousing.
And that brought on another row, as the forester lashed out again with his enhanced PK function and Aiken fought back with his coercive power, trying to make Raimo ram his own forefinger down his throat.
He lashed Alker back and forth across the floor, finally giving him an over-the-shoulder throw that should have settled him.
Through lowered lashes she could see her flushed breasts rise and fall with every deep breath, the pink nipples standing erect, the areolas puckered and tight.
She had dark eyes, as did most people in Argali, though hers were larger than usual, with long lashes that at the moment sparkled with drops of water.
The country around Arles is the most torn, desperately lashed section in Provence.
He would need some arrack, Shee thought, if he was to sit his horse in the sun through two thousand lashes.
Crater, Toni Lash and her helpers had been gone when Doc returned to Asile Blanc with his instrument case.
Who Cries leapt, his last dart in hand, and lashed it forward, the atlatl providing two hundred times the power of his unaided hand.
It was loosely lashed about her waist with a behen, a long woolen sash wrapped above her hips.
I see a man with hair white as snow, beplumed as a bird, his eyes almost indiscernible, covered as they are by snowy, drooping lashes.