Have a lash at

Have a lash at
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Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • have a lash at — Australian Slang attempt …   English dialects glossary

  • lash — I. /læʃ / (say lash) noun 1. the flexible part of a whip; the piece of cord or the like forming the extremity of a whip. 2. a swift stroke or blow, with a whip, etc., as a punishment: sentenced to fifty lashes. 3. a sharp stroke given to the… …  

  • Lash La Rue — (June 14, 1917–May 21, 1996) was a movie actor noted for his roles in low budget Westerns. Early life and education Born Alfred LaRue in Gretna, Louisiana, USA of Cajun ancestry, he was raised in various towns throughout Louisiana but in his… …   Wikipedia

  • Lash Out — is a Norwegian hardcore/metal band formed in 1992 in Molde. They disbanded in 1999. Its members went on to form bands such as JR Ewing, Thunderbolt and Sportswear.HistoryLash Out arose from the remains of former hardcore bands based in the scene… …   Wikipedia

  • Lash (band) — For other uses, see Lash (disambiguation). Lash Background information Origin Perth, Western Australia, Australia Genres …   Wikipedia

  • lash — [[t]læ̱ʃ[/t]] lashes, lashing, lashed 1) N COUNT: usu pl Your lashes are the hairs that grow on the edge of your upper and lower eyelids. ...sombre grey eyes, with unusually long lashes... Joanna studied him through her lashes. Syn: eyelash 2)… …   English dictionary

  • lash — 1 verb 1 TIE (transitive always + adv/prep) to tie something tightly to something else with a rope, or tie two things together: lash sth to/onto etc: The oars were lashed to the sides of the boat. 2 WIND/RAIN ETC (intransitive always + adv/prep,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lash — I. n Australian 1. a rampage, bout of wild behaviour to go on a lash/have a bit of a lash 2. an attempt, try. A variant of bash as in have a bash (at) . II. vb to have sex. A term used by young street gang members in London since around 2000. III …   Contemporary slang

  • lash — 01. Her beautiful long [lashes], and her startling blue eyes drive men crazy. 02. I got a [lash] in my eye, and couldn t see. 03. In the story The Odyssey , Ulysses had his men [lash] him to the mast of his ship so that he could listen to the… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • lash out — 1) the president lashed out at the opposition Syn: criticize, attack, disparage, condemn, run down; informal lay into, dis; Brit.; informal slag off, have a go at 2) Norman lashed out with a knife Syn: hi …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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