lash-up
noun Etymology: 3lash Date: 1898 1. something hastily put together or improvised 2. outfit 3

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  • lash-up — [lash′up΄] n. 〚< lash up, to fasten /span> LASH2 + UP1〛 Informal 1. a temporary or improvised contrivance; expedient 2 …   Universalium

  • lash-up — [lash′up΄] n. [< lash up, to fasten < LASH2 + UP1] Informal 1. a temporary or improvised contrivance; expedient 2. any arrangement or setup …   English World dictionary

  • lash-up — noun any improvised arrangement for temporary use • Syn: ↑contrivance • Hypernyms: ↑arrangement • Hyponyms: ↑temporary hookup, ↑patch * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • lash-up — noun A crude improvisation or bodged effort. The home made raft was a lash up, but it floated …   Wiktionary

  • lash-up — /ˈlæʃ ʌp/ (say lash up) Colloquial –noun 1. something makeshift. –adjective 2. makeshift …   Australian English dictionary

  • lash up — verb To construct in a shoddy, makeshift manner …   Wiktionary

  • lash-up — noun informal, chiefly Brit. a makeshift, improvised structure or arrangement …   English new terms dictionary

  • lash-up — noun (C) BrE informal an arrangement of things, for example electrical equipment or wires, put together quickly to be used for only a short time …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lash-up —  n.  1. Mess.  2. Party …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • lash — v. & n. v. 1 intr. make a sudden whiplike movement with a limb or flexible instrument. 2 tr. beat with a whip, rope, etc. 3 intr. pour or rush with great force. 4 intr. (foll. by at, against) strike violently. 5 tr. castigate in words. 6 tr. urge …   Useful english dictionary

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