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Below, they had lamp-wick lashings which were securely bound round the uppers of boots or finnesko.
One side of the tent was pressed in past the centre, and I had to turn out and support it with bag lashings.
The lashings of the long-boat had just been cut, and the gale seized it and raised it in the air as if it had been made of paper.
In a moment he had burst the lashings and grown before their eyes into a tall, strong man.
Then, when that happened, I was taken back to the foc'sle an' the lashings was put onto me again.
Two or three hours later the Samoyedes came in and carefully examined the captives' lashings.
CONDEMNED AS A NIHILISTGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
Cutting asunder the lashings with his knife, he released a bundle of furs and threw it down at Raven's feet.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
The lashings between the gunboats parted, and the "Southfield" sank rapidly, carrying part of her crew with her.
He immediately signified that his mind was now clear, and that the incident of Paddy's lashings he regarded as closed.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
Springing forward, the boy found that all the lashings and braces of one runner were torn away.
ON THE YUKON TRAILROY J. SNELL

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