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lashing

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈlæʃ.ɪŋ/ us  

lashing noun [C usually singular] (PUNISHMENT)

the punishment of being hit with a whip: He was sentenced to receive a lashing.
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lashing noun [C usually singular] (A LOT)

lashings [plural] UK old-fashioned or humorous a lot of food or drink: scones with lashings of cream lashings of ginger beer
Translations of “lashing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 懲罰, 鞭打,鞭笞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惩罚, 鞭打,鞭笞…
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