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Flog vs. Lash

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Flogverb

(transitive) To whip or scourge as punishment.

Lashnoun

The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.

Flogverb

(transitive) To use something to extreme; to abuse.

Lashnoun

(obsolete) A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.

Flogverb

To sell.

Lashnoun

A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough.

‘The culprit received thirty-nine lashes.’;

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Flogverb

To steal something.

Lashnoun

A stroke of satire or sarcasm; an expression or retort that cuts or gives pain; a cut.

Flogverb

To defeat easily or convincingly.

Lashnoun

A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.

Flogverb

To overexploit (land), as by overgrazing, overstocking, etc.

Lashnoun

In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.

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Flogverb

(theater) To beat away charcoal dust etc. using a flogger.

Lashverb

(transitive) To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.

Flognoun

A contemptible, often arrogant person; a wanker.

Lashverb

(transitive) To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash.

Flognoun

(internet slang) A weblog designed to look authentic, but actually developed as part of a commercial marketing strategy to promote some product or service.

Lashverb

(transitive) To throw out with a jerk or quickly.

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Flogverb

To beat or strike with a rod or whip; to whip; to lash; to chastise with repeated blows.

Lashverb

(transitive) To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity.

‘to lash vice’;

Flogverb

beat severely with a whip or rod;

‘The teacher often flogged the students’; ‘The children were severely trounced’;

Lashverb

(intransitive) To ply the whip; to strike.

Flogverb

beat with a cane

Lashverb

(intransitive) To utter censure or sarcastic language.

Lashverb

To fall heavily, especially in the phrase lash down

Lashverb

(transitive) To bind with a rope, cord, thong, or chain, so as to fasten.

‘to lash something to a spar’; ‘lash a pack on a horse's back’;

Lashadjective

(obsolete) Remiss, lax.

Lashadjective

(obsolete) Relaxed.

Lashadjective

Soft, watery, wet.

Lashadjective

(Ulster) excellent, wonderful

‘We’re off school tomorrow, it’s gonna be lash!’; ‘That Chinese (food) was lash!’;

Lashadjective

(Britain) Drunk.

Lashnoun

The thong or braided cord of a whip, with which the blow is given.

‘I observed that your whip wanted a lash to it.’;

Lashnoun

A leash in which an animal is caught or held; hence, a snare.

Lashnoun

A stroke with a whip, or anything pliant and tough; as, the culprit received thirty-nine lashes.

Lashnoun

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.’;

Lashnoun

A hair growing from the edge of the eyelid; an eyelash.

Lashnoun

In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.

Lashverb

To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.

‘We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward.’;

Lashverb

To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.

‘And big waves lash the frighted shores.’;

Lashverb

To throw out with a jerk or quickly.

‘He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws.’;

Lashverb

To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.

Lashverb

To ply the whip; to strike; to utter censure or sarcastic language.

‘To laugh at follies, or to lash at vice.’;

Lashverb

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's back.

Lashnoun

any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

Lashnoun

leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip

Lashnoun

a quick blow with a whip

Lashverb

beat severely with a whip or rod;

‘The teacher often flogged the students’; ‘The children were severely trounced’;

Lashverb

lash or flick about sharply;

‘The lion lashed its tail’;

Lashverb

strike as if by whipping;

‘The curtain whipped her face’;

Lashverb

bind with a rope, chain, or cord;

‘lash the horse’;

Lashverb

strike or beat with a whip or stick

‘they lashed him repeatedly about the head’;

Lashverb

beat forcefully against

‘waves lashed the coast’;

Lashverb

drive someone into (a particular state or condition)

‘fear lashed him into a frenzy’;

Lashverb

(of an animal) move (a part of the body, especially the tail) quickly and violently

‘the cat was lashing its tail back and forth’;

Lashverb

(of a part of an animal's body) move quickly and violently

‘the cat's tail lashed furiously from side to side’;

Lashverb

fasten (something) securely with a cord or rope

‘the hatch was securely lashed down’; ‘he lashed the flag to the mast’;

Lashnoun

a sharp blow or stroke with a whip or rope

‘she felt the lash of my tongue’; ‘he was sentenced to fifty lashes for his crime’;

Lashnoun

the flexible leather part of a whip, used for administering blows

‘he brought the lash down upon the prisoner's back’;

Lashnoun

punishment in the form of a beating with a whip or rope

‘they were living under the threat of the lash’;

Lashnoun

an eyelash

‘she fluttered her long dark lashes’;

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