lashing

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

lash·ing

noun \ˈla-shiŋ\

: the act of hitting someone with a whip as a form of punishment

lashings : ropes used for tying, wrapping, or connecting things

lashings : a large amount of something

Full Definition of LASHING

:  something used for binding, wrapping, or fastening

Examples of LASHING

  1. They gave the sailor a lashing.
  2. She put lashings of butter on her muffin.

First Known Use of LASHING

1669

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