lashed

[ lasht ]
/ læʃt /
||

adjective

having lashes or eyelashes, especially of a specified kind or description (usually used in combination): long-lashed blue eyes.

Nearby words

  1. lash,
  2. lash line,
  3. lash out,
  4. lash rail,
  5. lash-up,
  6. lashing,
  7. lashingly,
  8. lashings,
  9. lashio,
  10. lashkar

Origin of lashed

First recorded in 1770–80; lash1 + -ed3

lash

1
[ lash ]
/ læʃ /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

Origin of lash

1
1300–50; Middle English lashe (noun), lashen (v.); perhaps of expressive orig.

SYNONYMS FOR lash
Related formslash·er, nounlash·ing·ly, adverblash·less, adjective

lash

2
[ lash ]
/ læʃ /

verb (used with object)

to bind or fasten with a rope, cord, or the like.

Origin of lash

2
1400–50; late Middle English lasschyn, probably < Middle Dutch or Low German; compare Middle Dutch lasche patch, gusset, Dutch laschen to patch, scarf

SYNONYMS FOR lash
Related formslash·er, nounlash·ing·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for lashed

lashed

/ (læʃʃt) /

adjective

British informal intoxicated; drunk

lash

1
/ (læʃ) /

noun

verb (tr)

See also lash out

Derived Formslasher, nounlashingly, adverb

Word Origin for lash

C14: perhaps imitative

lash

2
/ (læʃ) /

verb

(tr) to bind or secure with rope, string, etc
Derived Formslasher, noun

Word Origin for lash

C15: from Old French lachier, ultimately from Latin laqueāre to ensnare, from laqueus noose

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Word Origin and History for lashed
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