Meaning of lashing

lash•ing

Pronunciation: (lash'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of a person or thing that lashes.
  2. a whipping with or as if with a lash.
  3. a severe scolding; tongue-lashing.

lash•ing

Pronunciation: (lash'ing), [key]
— n.
  1. a binding or fastening with a rope or the like.
  2. the rope or the like used.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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