the lash

Definition of the lash

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

Word by Word Definitions

lash play
  1. : to move violently or suddenly : dash

  2. : to thrash or beat violently

  3. : to make a verbal attack or retort

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

  2. : the flexible part of a whip

  3. : punishment by whipping

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


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