lashings

plural noun
lash·​ings | \ ˈla-shiŋz How to pronounce lashings (audio) , -shənz \
variants: or less commonly lashins \ ˈla-​shənz How to pronounce lashings (audio) \

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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“Lashings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lashings. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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