please tell me about the meaning of this sentence:

How satisfying it might be, momentarily, to have a direct receptacle for some lashing belt of her rage.

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Belt is the strip of leather or other material circling the hips and holding a pair of trousers up.

Lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as a whip, or a belt.

Many abusive people throughout history have literally lashed their children/partner/subordinates with belts, although in this case it is used metaphorically. The author is comparing her emotional rage to a lashing belt despite the fact they lack any physical target for such violence.

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