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Meaning of LATH

Pronunciation:  lath

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
 

LATH is a 4 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: fretwork, lattice, latticework, slat, spline

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lath\, n.; pl. {Laths}. [OE. laththe, latthe, latte, AS.
    l[ae]tta; akin to D. lat, G. latte, OHG. latta; cf. W. llath
    a rod, staff, yard. Cf. {Lattice}, {Latten}.]
    A thin, narrow strip of wood, nailed to the rafters, studs,
    or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting
    the tiles, plastering, etc. A corrugated metallic strip or
    plate is sometimes used.
    
    {Lath brick}, a long, slender brick, used in making the floor
       on which malt is placed in the drying kiln.
    
    {Lath nail} a slender nail for fastening laths.
    
    
  2. \Lath\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lathed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Lathing}.]
    To cover or line with laths.
    
    
 
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