[ lash-uhp ]
/ ˈlæʃˌʌp /
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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
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How to use lashup in a sentence
Cut holes with a knife round the edges, to pass the cords through, as you lash up to the top-rails of the boat.The Art of Travel|Francis Galton
We roused in a hurry, and, with eyes scarcely open, began to lash up our hammocks.A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"|Russell Doubleday
It took longer than two jiffies to lash up the canvas shack, to hang mosquito bar, and to move Roderick's simple furniture.The Hallowell Partnership|Katharine Holland Brown
Some ropes were easily found which had been used to lash up their play-boxes.Ernest Bracebridge|William H. G. Kingston
At such rare times, his tail would lash up, inflicting a serious and painful wound.The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for lashup
/ (ˈlæʃˌʌp) /
- Also called: hook-up a temporary connection of equipment for experimental or emergency use
- (as modifier)lash-up equipment
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