Definition of Lashings

1. Noun. A large number or amount. "She amassed stacks of newspapers"

Definition of Lashings

1. Noun. (plural of lashing) ¹

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Definition of Lashings

1. lashing [n] - See also: lashing

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lashings

lash down
lash line
lash lines
lash out
lash together
lash up
lashed out
lashes out
lashing out
lashings (current term)

Literary usage of Lashings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"INSPECTING ROPES, SLINGS, AND lashings. 5. There will come a time when," from repeated use and occasional abuse, the strength of ropes, slings, and lashings ..."

2. Military Bridges: Including, Also, Designs for Trestle and Truss Bridges for by Hermann Haupt (1864)
"The whole frame is secured to the pontoon by four pontoon-lashings, passing through holes in the ends of the transoms and around blocks placed in the two ..."

3. Manual of Military Field Engineering for the Use of Officers and Troops of by William Dorrance Beach, Edwin Alvin Root, Thomas Horace Slavens (1902)
"lashings, 4 foot 50 ft. x 1 in.; 8 guy 150 ft. x 1 in.; 24 ledger and brace 30 ... Stiffening will require additional spars and lashings, depending upon the ..."

4. A Series of Letters from London Written During the Years 1856, '57, '58, '59 by George Mifflin Dallas, Julia Dallas (1869)
"can it, in reason, be expected to last amid the lashings, grindings, abrasions, and corrosions of onr stormy sea? Always faithfully yrs. No. 218.-TO ME. ..."

5. Aeroplane Designing for Amateurs by Victor Lougheed (1912)
"... in which case a terrible accident could not fail to result lashings of wire or cord, alone or in combination with metal re-enforcement, constitute very ..."

6. Aide-mémoire to the Military Sciences: Framed from Contributions of Officers by Great Britain Army. Royal Engineers (1853)
"2 left gets on the top of the pontoons to adjust the fenders lashings over attached to the lashings; Nos. 1 and 3 pass the front and rear, and 2 right the ..."

7. Journal of a Tour in Iceland, in the Summer of 1809 by William Jackson Hooker (1813)
"The storm, however, continued with almost unabated violence for two nights, in one of which our jolly boat was washed away from her lashings, and broken in ..."

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