lashing


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Synonyms for lashing

a punishment dealt with blows or lashes

Synonyms for lashing

beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment

rope that is used for fastening something to something else

violently urging on by whipping or flogging

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"I expected no less," said Gahan, as with the help of those already on the deck he and the others found secure lashings. The commander of the Vanator shook his head.
But the breeze, far from lessening its force, blew as if to bend the mast, which, however, the metallic lashings held firmly.
The slave-driver lashed us desperately, for he saw ruin before him, but his lashings only made mat- ters worse, for they drove us further from the road and from likelihood of succor.
Owner and Certified Lash Artist Lisa Samuelson explains, “The volume lashes are in my opinion such a natural evolution in lashing. Classic lashes came along and everyone just went crazy for them.