An example of to lash is hitting someone with a tree branch.
The lash of conscience.
Sleet lashing the roof.
The alligator lashed its tail in the water.
Words that lashed them into action.
Heard the snake lashing about in the leaves.
Lashed out at her critics during the interview.
The mule lashed out with its hind legs.
Waves lashing at the shore.
The cat lashed her tail.
Waves lashed the cliffs.
To lash a crowd into a frenzy of anger.
I observed that your whip wanted a lash to it. "” Joseph Addison.
The culprit received thirty-nine lashes.
The moral is a lash at the vanity of arrogating that to ourselves which succeeds well. "” Roger L'Estrange.
We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward. "” John Dryden.
The whale lashes the sea with its tail.
And big waves lash the frighted shores. "” John Dryden.
He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws. "” John Dryden.
To lash vice.
To lash something to a spar.
Lash a pack on a horse's back.
To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice. "” John Dryden.