lash

Part of speech: noun

An eyelash.

Part of speech: verb

To whip; tie with a lashing; satirize.

Part of speech: noun

A thong on a whip handle; a whip; stroke with a whip.

Part of speech: noun

A stroke of sarcasm.

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Usage examples "lash":

  1. Even in her work she now encountered the lash, since Charter despised it. - "She Buildeth Her House", Will Comfort.
  2. King's cold contempt would have been like a lash to a man of finer sensibilities than Saul Chadron. - "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.
  3. It had to be with the sun; and so we had to lower it again, and when the vessel was turned around, hoist it again, not forgetting to lash the halyards aloft again too. - "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.