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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lash v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lashed p. pr. & vb. n. Lashng.]
 1. To strike with a lash; to whip or scourge with a lash, or with something like one.
    We lash the pupil, and defraud the ward.   --Dryden.
 2. To strike forcibly and quickly, as with a lash; to beat, or beat upon, with a motion like that of a lash; as, a whale lashes the sea with his tail.
    And big waves lash the frighted shores.   --Dryden.
 3. To throw out with a jerk or quickly.
    He falls, and lashing up his heels, his rider throws.   --Dryden.
 4. To scold; to berate; to satirize; to censure with severity; as, to lash vice.