Definition of Lashins
1. an abundance [n] - See also: abundance
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Literary usage of Lashins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1894)
"Thor wis lashins o'meat and drink at the dinner." Tongue-lashing, invective. LASS, a female sweetheart, a maid-servant. Compare LAD. LAST-BAT-POISON, a game ..."
2. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"lashins and lavins,' more than plenty. Lash wheat, v. to beat the grains of wheat out of the ears. Last day. ' I wouldn't have lifted it, not if it had lay ..."
3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"Hodgson, Northumberland, vol. in., pt. ii., p. 382. LARICK, larch fir. LASHER, a thing of great size and weight. lashins, lavish quantities. ..."