the lash

Definition of the lash

  1. :  the punishment of being hit with a whip The disobedient sailors were threatened with the lash.

Word by Word Definitions

lashplay
  1. :  to move violently or suddenly :  dash

    :  to thrash or beat violently

    :  to whip or fling about violently

  1. :  a stroke with or as if with a whip

    :  the flexible part of a whip

    :  whip

  1. :  to bind with or as if with a line


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