Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Once, he roused with a start and hastily got the axe out from underneath the lashings.

Outside, Sucatash was heaving the lashings taut on the last packs.

It was chancing death, since once out of our lashings we were as exposed as if on a raft.

With one unanimous effort we tore the lashings in pieces, and got free.

We do not know how to understand you gentlemen when you speak of lashings.

He was handicapped as he had been all along by the absence of the vines one could use for lashings.

Besides this, the canvas was made fast with lashings and ropes to the poles.

He flourished his clasp-knife and bent and cut the lashings.

A scuttle-butt was torn from its lashings and went by the board, and other flotsam followed it.

In all haste he pulled his clasp-knife and cut the lashings which held the boat in its chocks.