lashings

plural noun
lash·ings | \ ˈla-shiŋz , -shənz \
variants: or less commonly lashins \ˈla-shənz \

Definition of lashings 

chiefly British

: a great plenty : abundance piles of bread and butter and lashings of tea —Molly Weir

First Known Use of lashings

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lashings

from gerund of lash entry 1

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Lashi

lashing

lashingly

lashings

Lashkar

lashless

lash line

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The first known use of lashings was in 1829

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