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  • n. Plural form of lash.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lash.


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  • Bobby stared at that one cow; her body black, but with one large white patch the shape of Bull Shoals Lake covering her face, so that her eyelid was white too and he could see her white lashes from the backseat of their car.

    Go to Jesus

  • Instead of just stating "McCain lashes out at AARP" for high drama and just giving the 2009 version you showed his "flip flop" from 2008.

    McCain drills AARP for backing Medicare cuts

  • As someone who spent jail time, 20 lashes is worth about one week of time, if the lashes are non-barbed leather, and the strokes are limited to a force of 20 pounds.

    Overcoming Squemishness, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Although make-up artists have always used falsies to subtly fill in lashes, some celebrities are going overboard with the glue, without casting a second glance at keeping a natural look.

    EASY ON THE EYE: Whose Lashes Are Fake And Whose Are Real? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • The night dark before its hour — heavily, steadily, the rain lashes and sprinkles to complete its task — ( "Seesaw")

    The Poetry of Heartbreak

  • The most beautiful feature was her eyes, framed in lashes as dark as her brows and hair.

    Chapter 9

  • Black eyes discharge the sharpest shafts in lashes from their lids.’

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Steve and Tyler, the lashes are the white of the paper, and I quickly split the hairs of the brush as I came around that part of the silhouette with the dark paint.

    Cow Portrait

  • Convicted of the crime of being in the presence of men who are not family members, she was sentenced to 40 lashes, which is perhaps a death sentence for a 75-year-old.

    The What Of Nations?

  • The lashes were the same red-gold as his hair, so they showed up only when you were close to him.

    Dead As A Doornail


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