[ lash-uhp ]
/ ˈlæʃˌʌp /
a hastily made or arranged device, organization, etc.
any improvised arrangement.
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Origin of lashup
First recorded in 1895–1900; noun use of verb phrase lash up
Words nearby lashup
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British Dictionary definitions for lash-up
/ (ˈlæʃˌʌp) /
- Also called: hook-up a temporary connection of equipment for experimental or emergency use
- (as modifier)lash-up equipment
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