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lath

See also: lathe

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Middle English laththe, earlier lathe, altered from Old English lætt, from Proto-Germanic *laþþō (compare Dutch lat, German Latte) from Proto-Indo-European *(s)lat- (compare Welsh llath 'rod, wand, yard').

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lath (plural laths)

  1. A thin, narrow strip, fastened to the rafters, studs, or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting a covering of tiles, plastering, etc.

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lattice

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lath (third-person singular simple present laths, present participle lathing, simple past and past participle lathed)

  1. To cover or line with laths.

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