lashings

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lashings

  1. plural form of lashing.
  2. (informal, UK) Lots; a great amount (usually followed by of).
    lashings of ginger beer
    • 1922, Ben Travers, chapter 1, A Cuckoo in the Nest[1]:
      “[…] the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like
        Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer. […]”

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