lathee
lathee \lathee\ n. a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India.

Syn: lathi. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Lathee — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

  • lathee — noun club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India • Syn: ↑lathi • Hypernyms: ↑club * * * noun see lathi * * * lathee var. lathi …   Useful english dictionary

  • lathee — n. lathi, long heavy stick bamboo stick used as a weapon by police in India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lathee — la·thee …   English syllables

  • lathi — /lah tee/, n. Anglo Indian. a heavy pole or stick, esp. one used as a club by police. Also, lathee. [1840 50; < Hindi lathi] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lathaye — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

  • Lathe — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

  • Lathey — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

  • Lathy — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

  • Leathe — This interesting and unusual surname, popular in northern England and Scottish, is of Old Norse origin, and is locational from the former lands of Laithis in Ayrshire, or from Laithes, a hamlet north west of Penrith, in Cumberland. Both places… …   Surnames reference

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