lash-up lash-up

Definition(s):

  • (n) any improvised arrangement for temporary use

Usage(s):

  • While the Hearst-Howard weekday mix strikes most observers as workable enough, there is no lack of skepticism about the Sunday lash-up.

Quotes

  1. Negroponte praised Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff for helping the "lash-up between domestic and foreign" intelligence, which the 9/11 Commission called a major contributor to lapses before 9/11.
    on Sep 12, 2005 By: John Negroponte Source: USA Today

  2. The Survey Group "undertook a sizeable effort to track down and prevent any lash-up between foreign terrorists or anti- coalition forces and either existing chemical weapons stocks or experts able to produce such weapons indigenously," Duelfer said.
    on Oct 6, 2004 By: Charles Duelfer Source: Bloomberg

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