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 Meanings and Examples of LASH
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lash
 n.  any of the short hairs fringing the edge of the eyelid
Classic Sentence: (113 in 8 pages)
1  To be stung by irony it is not necessary to understand it, and the angry streaks on Trenor's face might have been raised by an actual lash.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
2  Strike nothing, and stir nothing, but lash everything.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 120. The Deck Towards the End of the First Night ...
3  These floated aside, the broken ends drooping, the crew at the stern-wreck clinging to the gunwales, and striving to hold fast to the oars to lash them across.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
4  How the wild winds blow it; they whip it about me as the torn shreds of split sails lash the tossed ship they cling to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 135. The Chase.—Third Day.
5  All about us the snow was crusted in shallow terraces, with tracings like ripple-marks at the edges, curly waves that were the actual impression of the stinging lash in the wind.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IX
6  Over them, relentless and savage, there cracked the lash of want; the morning after the wedding it sought them as they slept, and drove them out before daybreak to work.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 7
7  Scarcely a day passed, during the summer, but that some slave had to take the lash for stealing fruit.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
8  This plan worked well; the slaves became as fearful of tar as of the lash.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
9  I have frequently felt her head, and found it nearly covered with festering sores, caused by the lash of her cruel mistress.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  This woman's back, for weeks, was kept literally raw, made so by the lash of this merciless, religious wretch.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
11  Mr. Hopkins could always find something of this sort to justify the use of the lash, and he seldom failed to embrace such opportunities.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  The object which had caught his eye was a small dog lash hung on one corner of the bed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
13  The lash, however, was curled upon itself and tied so as to make a loop of whipcord.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
14  Across his lap lay the short stock with the long lash which we had noticed during the day.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND
15  At once, like a lash across the face, came the possibility of losing my own age, of being left helpless in this strange new world.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
Example Sentence:
1  There were plenty of things to question, but I never batted a lash at that.
2  The alligators lash their tails in the water.
3  The racer lashed the horse across the back with a whip.
4  Riot police fired in the air and lashed out with clubs to disperse hundreds of demonstrators.
5  The cleverly designed speech lashed the audience into a frenzy.
6  The author lashed out against chauvinism.
7  I was only teasing him and suddenly he lashed out and hit me in the face.
8  The wounded soldier lashed around in great pain.
9  Democrats lashed Republican plans, calling them extreme.
10  In this country, religious leaders have repeatedly lashed out against movies, music, and television shows which they call immoral and worthless.
11  Hurricane Katrina, which lashed the gulf coast of America in late August was the costliest natural disaster in US history.
12  Never walk behind a horse in case it lashes out.
13  It has eight lashing arms and two slashing tentacles growing straight out of its head and it's got serrated suckers that can latch on to the slimiest of prey and it's got a parrot beak that can rip flesh.
14  Serve by cutting the scones in half and spreading with jam and lashings of clotted cream.