What does "Lashing" mean?

Today it means: A short line for tying things down..

A lashing is a short cord, rope or lanyard used to secure an object to stop it moving. The word is also used to describe a beating with a strap but not usually in a nautical sence. "On the lash" and "the lash" also have completely different meanings.

See also: Lanyard   

By SailingQuiz November 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              

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