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to lash


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To secure anything with a rope or cord. Hammocks, with the bedclothes inside, were lashed up every morning before being stowed away. Lash, as a noun, is a stroke with the cat-o'-nine-tails. A lashing is when a rope or cord is used to secure anything. See also cross lashing.

Subjects: Maritime History — Warfare and Defence.


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