lashings

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lash·ings

noun plural \ˈla-shiŋz, -shənz\

Definition of LASHINGS

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

Variants of LASHINGS

lash·ings also lash·ins \-shənz\

Examples of LASHINGS

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

Origin of LASHINGS

from gerund of 1lash
First Known Use: 1829

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