- Something used to tie something or lash it to something.
- The lashings, which had been holding the chest to the deck of the storm-tossed ship, broke, and it went overboard.
- (in the form "lashings of"): plenty of
- Lashings of ginger beer
- The act of one who, or that which, lashes; castigation; chastisement.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of South to this entry?)