Definition of lath. Meaning of lath. Synonyms of lath

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Definition of lath

lath
Lathe Lathe, n. [AS. l[=ae][eth]. Of. uncertain origin.] Formerly, a part or division of a county among the Anglo-Saxons. At present it consists of four or five hundreds, and is confined to the county of Kent. [Written also lath.] --Brande & C.
Lath
Lath 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.
Lath
Lath Lath, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lathed; p. pr. & vb. n. Lathing.] To cover or line with laths.

Meaning of lath from wikipedia

- A lath or slat is a thin, narrow strip of straight-grained wood used under roof shingles or tiles, on lath and plaster walls and ceilings to hold plaster...
- Lath and plaster is a building process used to finish mainly interior dividing walls and ceilings. It consists of narrow strips of wood (laths) which are...
- Stucco can be applied on construction materials such as metal, expanded metal lath, concrete, cinder block, or clay brick and adobe for decorative and structural...
- lath and plaster partitions of the house with clay and lime, and to fill, lath, and plaister them with lime and haire besides; and to siele and lath them...
- Lath may also refer to: Lath, Rajkot, an Indian village Lath (horse), a British racehorse Lath Branch, a stream in Kansas Lath, early alternative name...
- Lath art is a form of woodworking folk art for making rustic pictures out of strips out of old "lath" from "plaster and lath" walls. Today it is commonly...
- Lath Branch is a stream in Bourbon County, Kansas, in the United States. Lath Branch was named from the fact a pioneer craftsman produced lath near this...
- in North America as a time- and labor-saving alternative to traditional lath and plaster. The first plasterboard plant in the UK was opened in 1888 in...
- Emmanuel Latte Lath (born 1 January 1999) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a forward in Italy for SPAL on loan from Atalanta. After featuring...
- Nyarlathotep is a fictional character created by H. P. Lovecraft. The character is a malign deity in the Lovecraft Mythos, a shared universe. First appearing...