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Singular
lash

Plural
lashes

lash (plural lashes)

  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. (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.
    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.

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