"lashed" in the verb sense
1. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce
beat severely with a whip or rod
"The teacher often flogged the students"
"The children were severely trounced"
lash or flick about sharply
"The lion lashed its tail"
3. whip, lash
strike as if by whipping
"The curtain whipped her face"
bind with a rope, chain, or cord
"lash the horse"
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