Lashing Lash"ing, n. The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation; chastisement. --South. [1913 Webster]

{Lashing out}, a striking out; also, extravagance. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lashing — Lash ing, n. See 2d {Lasher}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lashing — I. /ˈlæʃɪŋ / (say lashing) noun 1. the act of someone or something that lashes. 2. a whipping. 3. a severe scolding. 4. (plural) Colloquial (sometimes followed by of) large quantities; plenty: *He dreams I m going to have a fine farm, with corn… …  

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  • lashing — Lasher Lash er, n. 1. A piece of rope for binding or making fast one thing to another; called also {lashing}. [1913 Webster] 2. A weir in a river. [Eng.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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