lashings

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

lashins

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Definition of lashings

chiefly British

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

Examples of lashings in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of lashings

from gerund of 1lash


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