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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lasher  \Lash"er\,  n. 
  1.  A  piece  of  rope  for  binding  or  making  fast  one  thing  to 
  another;  --  called  also  {lashing}. 
 
  2.  A  weir  in  a  river.  [Eng.]  --Halliwell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lashing  \Lash"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  of  one  who  or  that  which  lashes;  castigation; 
  chastisement.  --South. 
 
  {Lashing  out},  a  striking  out  also  extravagance. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lashing  \Lash"ing\,  n. 
  See  2d  {Lasher}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lashing 
  adj  :  violently  urging  on  by  whipping  or  flogging;  "looked  at  the 
  lashing  riders" 
  n  1:  beating  with  a  whip  or  strap  or  rope  as  a  form  of  punishment 
  [syn:  {whipping},  {flogging},  {flagellation}] 
  2:  rope  that  is  used  for  fastening  something  to  something  else; 
  "the  boats  were  held  together  by  lashings" 




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