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  • lash back — v. (D; intr.) to lash back at, against (to lash back at one s critics) * * * against (to lash back at one s critics) (D; intr.) to lash back at …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lash — I UK [læʃ] / US verb Word forms lash : present tense I/you/we/they lash he/she/it lashes present participle lashing past tense lashed past participle lashed 1) [transitive] to tie something firmly to something else, or to tie two things together… …   English dictionary

  • lash — lash1 [læʃ] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(tie)¦ 2¦(wind/rain/sea)¦ 3¦(hit)¦ 4¦(tail)¦ 5¦(criticize)¦ Phrasal verbs  lash out ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1; Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: lacier, from Latin laqueus; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lash — lash1 [ læʃ ] noun count 1. ) a hit with a whip or a thin stick: The court sentenced her to eight years in jail and 500 lashes. 2. ) a quick or violent movement of an animal s tail 3. ) the thin piece of leather forming the main part of a whip 4 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • back´lash´er — back|lash «BAK LASH», noun, verb. –n. 1. a jarring reaction, striking back, or backward movement in a machine or mechanical device. 2. the movement or play between worn or badly fitting parts. 3. a tangle in the portion of a fishing line still on …   Useful english dictionary

  • back|lash — «BAK LASH», noun, verb. –n. 1. a jarring reaction, striking back, or backward movement in a machine or mechanical device. 2. the movement or play between worn or badly fitting parts. 3. a tangle in the portion of a fishing line still on the reel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lash — Lash, v. t. [Cf. D. lasschen to fasten together, lasch piece, joint, Sw. laska to stitch, Dan. laske stitch. See {Lash}, n. ] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lash LeRoux — John LeRoux Ring name(s) Lash LeRoux[1] Mark LaRoux Corporal Cajun[1] …   Wikipedia

  • lash — [[t]læ̱ʃ[/t]] lashes, lashing, lashed 1) N COUNT: usu pl Your lashes are the hairs that grow on the edge of your upper and lower eyelids. ...sombre grey eyes, with unusually long lashes... Joanna studied him through her lashes. Syn: eyelash 2)… …   English dictionary

  • lash — 01. Her beautiful long [lashes], and her startling blue eyes drive men crazy. 02. I got a [lash] in my eye, and couldn t see. 03. In the story The Odyssey , Ulysses had his men [lash] him to the mast of his ship so that he could listen to the… …   Grammatical examples in English

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