lash-up

noun
\ ˈlash-ˌəp How to pronounce lash-up (audio) \

Definition of lash-up

1 : something hastily put together or improvised

First Known Use of lash-up

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for lash-up

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The first known use of lash-up was in 1898

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