lashed

[ lasht ]
/ læʃt /

adjective

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

Origin of lashed

First recorded in 1770–80; lash1 + -ed3

Definition for lashed (2 of 3)

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 forms

lash·er, nounlash·ing·ly, adverblash·less, adjective

Definition for lashed (3 of 3)

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 forms

lash·er, nounlash·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for lashed (1 of 3)

lashed

/ (læʃʃt) /

adjective

British informal intoxicated; drunk

British Dictionary definitions for lashed (2 of 3)

lash

1
/ (læʃ) /

noun

verb (tr)

See also lash out

Derived Forms

lasher, nounlashingly, adverb

Word Origin for lash

C14: perhaps imitative

British Dictionary definitions for lashed (3 of 3)

lash

2
/ (læʃ) /

verb

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

Derived Forms

lasher, noun

Word Origin for lash

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