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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lash /ˈlæʃ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lash /ˈlæʃ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lash 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.
    We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward.   --Dryden.
 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.
    And big waves lash the frighted shores.   --Dryden.
 3. To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
    He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws.   --Dryden.
 4. To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lash n.
 1. The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.
    I observed that your whip wanted a lash to it.   --Addison.
 2. A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare. [Obs.]
 3. A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
 4. 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.   --L'Estrange.
 5. A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.
 6. In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lash, v. i. To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.
    To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice.   --Dryden.
 To lash out, to strike out wildly or furiously; also used figuratively.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lash, v. t.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of
           the eyelids [syn: eyelash, cilium]
      2: leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip [syn: thong]
      3: a quick blow with a whip [syn: whip, whiplash]
      v 1: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged
           the students"; "The children were severely trounced"
           [syn: flog, welt, whip, lather, slash, strap,
      2: lash or flick about sharply; "The lion lashed its tail"
      3: strike as if by whipping; "The curtain whipped her face"
         [syn: whip]
      4: bind with a rope, chain, or cord; "lash the horse" [ant: unlash]