lash

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlæʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/læʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lash)


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lash

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [two] lashes of the whip
  2. [fifty] lashes as punishment
  3. punished with [five] lashes of the whip
  4. sentenced to [fifty] lashes for his crime
  5. got [fifty] lashes for [theft, blasphemy]
  6. struck the lash against [his, the prisoner's] back
  7. brought the lash down on [him]
  8. applied mascara to her lashes
  9. [highlighted, curled, colored] her lashes
  10. fluttered her [long, curly] lashes at him
  11. got some [dirt, dust] in my lashes
  12. the lash of his [sharp, wicked] tongue
  13. felt the lash of her tongue
  14. UK, slang: went out on the lash (with the lads)
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