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lashings

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noun plural lash·ings \ˈla-shiŋz, -shənz\

Definition of lashings

chiefly British

  1. :  a great plenty :  abundance <piles of bread and butter and lashings of tea — Molly Weir>



Examples of lashings

  1. <we've prepared lashings of wassail for the holiday party>



Variants of lashings

also lash·ins play \-shənz\

Origin of lashings

from gerund of 1lash


First Known Use: 1829


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