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Dictionary Definition

lashing adj : violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders"

Noun

1 beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment [syn: whipping, tanning, flogging, flagellation]
2 rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"

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Noun

lashing (Plural: lashings)
  1. Something used to tie something or lash it to something.
    The lashings, that were holding the chest to the deck of the storm tossed ship, broke and it went overboard.
  2. (in the form "lashings of"): plenty of
    Lashings of ginger beer

Verb form

lashing
  1. Present participle of lash, tying to something.

Extensive Definition

Lash is usually used in reference to a whip.
Lash or lashing may also refer to:
LASH is an acronym for:

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