from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something used for securing or binding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something used to tie something or lash it to something.
- n. : plenty of
- v. Present participle of lash.
- v. raining heavily.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation; chastisement.
- n. See 2d lasher.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of whipping or flogging; a scourging.
- n. A rope or cord for binding or making fast one thing to another.
- n. A profusion or great plenty; a bountiful or unstinted supply: usually in the plural: as, lashings of beer.
- n. plural In mining, planks spiked on the inside of shaft-timbering to hold the frames in place.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rope that is used for fastening something to something else
- adj. violently urging on by whipping or flogging
- n. beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
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