lashing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

lash +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlæʃɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æʃɪŋ

Noun[edit]

lashing (countable and uncountable, plural lashings)

  1. Something used to tie something or lash it to something.
    The lashings, which had been 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
  3. The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation; chastisement.
    • 1744 (first published), Robert South, Five additional volumes of sermons preached upon several occasions
      the lashings out of his luxur

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Verb[edit]

lashing

  1. present participle of lash
  2. (Ireland, slang) Raining heavily.

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