Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To exaggerate; boast or vaunt too much.
  • To proceed to excess.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To drive on rashly; to go to excess; hence, to exaggerate; to boast.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To drive on rashly; to go to excess.
  • verb obsolete, by extension To exaggerate; to boast.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ lash. Compare English dialect lash extravagant, lashing lavish.

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