"lashes" in the noun sense
1. eyelash, lash, cilium
any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids
2. lash, thong
leather strip that forms the flexible part of a whip
3. whip, lash, whiplash
a quick blow delivered with a whip or whiplike object
"the whip raised a red welt"
"lashes" 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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