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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework.

Usage examples (36)
  • To the little boy the lath is a horse, to the older boy it becomes a sword.
  • When hung in this manner five or six plants to the lath are the usual number unless they are very large.
  • "Sir Tig --" she exclaimed and put her finger to her lips just in time to stop the "lath" from coming out.
  • Those rolls of Irish cloth were under the thatch, above the dry gorse stored up on the "lath" in his cowhouse. for more
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