Underlings who once feared the Daley lash are now talking of liberation.
Unsurprisingly, the wardrobe choice has prompted some to lash out at her for unnecessary “cultural appropriation.”
The risk is real that when the Iranian regime is pressed, it will lash out at anyone within its reach.
c.1300, las "a blow, a stroke," later "flexible part of a whip" (late 14c.), possibly imitative. The verb might be the source of the noun.
"bind," 1620s, originally nautical, from Middle French lachier, from Old French lacier "to lace" (see lace (v.)). Related: Lashed; lashing.