Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Lavish quantities.

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  • noun Plural form of lashing.

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  • noun a large number or amount

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From lash, to lavish (obsolete).]

Examples

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  • Goes well with cream or chocolate sauce.

    August 5, 2009

  • Tuppy Glossop on Anatole's steak-and-kidney pie:

    "Not too much kidney, just enough to give it that bite, and lashings of steak" *lustful gleam*

    August 7, 2009

  • Tuppy Glossop? For real?

    August 7, 2009

  • Wodehouse

    August 7, 2009