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lashing

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noun lash·ing \ˈla-shiŋ\

Simple Definition of lashing

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lashing

  1. :  something used for binding, wrapping, or fastening

Examples of lashing in a sentence

  1. They gave the sailor a lashing.

  2. She put lashings of butter on her muffin.



1669

First Known Use of lashing

1669


LASHING Defined for Kids

lashing

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noun lash·ing \ˈla-shiŋ\

Definition of lashing for Students

  1. :  something used for tying, wrapping, or fastening





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