Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who whips or lashes.
  • n. A piece of rope for binding or making fast one thing to another.
  • n. A weir in a river.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who whips or lashes.
  • n. A piece of rope for binding or making fast one thing to another; -- called also lashing.
  • n. A weir in a river.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who lashes.
  • n. A lashing; a thong or cord used as a lushing.
  • n. A fish, the Cottus bubalis. See father-lasher.
  • n. The slack water collected above a weir in a river; hence, a weir.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a driver who urges the animals on with lashes of a whip

Etymologies

lash +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Guess this is where I should write about mother, Dr. lasher said it would help.

    Peeg and Brie (opening of a teen novel)

  • But, yeah, thanks for opening up my eyes on how ASP could things nicely. lasher Says:

    Microsoft Asp.net 2.0 Performance. « The Paradigm Shift

  • Rossie has her secret tounge lasher and Donald has his hair to hit her with.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Mike Tyson’s Punchout

  • A hero is any ordinary American who refuses to fight war, who refuses to tremble in the face of terror, who refuses to strike back at his lasher.

    What makes a hero?

  • A little above it was a mill; and the lasher made a pleasant cool sound in the scented dusk.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • So hmmm, since he's a bit of a lasher-outer when he's asleep, I am a little bit nervous to start cuddling him when he's in the middle of a dream about karate or something!!!

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • Aloyis Ramotsamai, who worked as a lasher, said he managed to outrun the mud slide and found safety near a vertical shaft where he held on.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He sighed, thinking about them while he tied off his fourth or fifth lasher, then hacked away steadily at a branch as thick as his upper arm.

    Owlflight

  • He was a blind, furious lasher, so I exposed my flank, took the cut on the forte, waited his lurching recovery, and ran him through the left arm.

    Flashman and the Dragon

  • There was a lasher going under the bridge, and in the slipway beyond was a hopper with a broad-beamed dinghy on board.

    The Rising of the Moon

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