lash down



lash down (third-person singular simple present lashes down, present participle lashing down, simple past and past participle lashed down)

  1. (transitive) To secure with ropes; to tie down
  2. (intransitive) To rain heavily.
    • 1995, Ash, Goldfinger:
      I'm feeling so alive, feeling so real
      On a stormy night, the rain is coming down
      Rain like never before
      I've got some records on, some bottles of wine
      On a stormy night, the rain is lashing down
      And I'm waiting for her.


(secure with ropes):

(to rain very heavily):