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lash·ing

 (lăsh′ĭng)
n.
Something used for securing or binding.

lashing

(ˈlæʃɪŋ)
n
1. a whipping; flogging
2. a scolding
3. informal (usually foll by: of) Brit large amounts; lots

lashing

(ˈlæʃɪŋ)
n
rope, cord, etc, used for binding or securing

lash•ing

(ˈlæʃ ɪŋ)

n.
a binding or fastening with a rope or the like.

lashing

See tie down. (DOD only) See restraint of loads.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lashing - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishmentlashing - beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
whacking, beating, drubbing, licking, thrashing, trouncing, lacing - the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows
self-flagellation - self-punishment inflicted by whipping
horsewhipping - the act of whipping with a horsewhip; "that villain needs a good horsewhipping"
2.lashing - rope that is used for fastening something to something else; "the boats were held together by lashings"
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
rope - a strong line
Adj.1.lashing - violently urging on by whipping or flogging; "looked at the lashing riders"
violent - acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity; "a violent attack"; "a violent person"; "violent feelings"; "a violent rage"; "felt a violent dislike"

lashing

noun
A punishment dealt with blows or lashes:
Informal: trimming.
Slang: licking.
Translations

lashing

[ˈlæʃɪŋ] N
1. (= beating) → azotes mpl
to give sb a lashingazotar a algn
2. (= tying) → atadura f (Naut) → trinca f, amarradura f
3. lashings of (esp Brit) → montones de

lashing

[ˈlæʃɪŋ] n
lashings of (British) [+ cream, butter] → des masses de

lashing

n
(= beating)Prügel pl; (= punishment)Auspeitschung f
(fig: = criticism) → scharfe Kritik
(= tying)Verschnürung f; (of prisoner)Fesseln pl; (Naut) → Tau nt, → Zurring m
lashings pl (inf)eine Unmenge (inf); lashings of money/creameine Unmenge or massenhaft Geld/Schlagsahne (inf)

lashing

[ˈlæʃɪŋ] n
a. (beating) → frustata, sferzata
b. lashings of (Brit) (fam) → un mucchio di, una montagna di
References in classic literature ?
Perrault scaled it by a miracle, while Francois prayed for just that miracle; and with every thong and sled lashing and the last bit of harness rove into a long rope, the dogs were hoisted, one by one, to the cliff crest.
he shouted his loudest and most belligerent, as he ruffled like a bravo at the gutter-cat beneath him, so that he sent her crouching, with startlement, lower to the floor, her ears wilting rigidly flat and down, her tail lashing, her head turning about the room so that her eyes might penetrate its obscurest corners in quest of the human whose voice had so cried out.
Slowly, dully, the creatures rose to their feet and between the tugging of the warrior in front and the lashing of him behind the hopeless band was finally herded within the tower.