Lathing
Lathing Lath"ing, n. 1. The act or process of covering with laths. [1913 Webster]

2. Laths, collectively; a covering of laths. [1913 Webster]


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  • lathing — [lath′iŋ] n. 1. laths collectively, esp. when serving as a base for plaster 2. the putting up of laths on walls, ceilings, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Lathing — Lath Lath, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lathed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lathing}.] To cover or line with laths. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lathing —  entreating, invitation: dinna look for lathing, don t want entreating. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • lathing — /lath ing, lah thing/, n. 1. the act or process of applying lath. 2. a quantity of lath in place. 3. material used as lath. Also called lathwork /lath werrk , lahth / for defs. 1, 2. [1535 45; LATH + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • lathing — n. act of applying laths; covering made of strips of wood læθ /lɑːθ n. thin flat strip of wood; group of thin strips of wood v. cover with strips of wood; line with laths leɪð n. tool which is used to cut and shape (wood, metal, etc.) v.… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lathing — halting …   Anagrams dictionary

  • lathing — lath·ing …   English syllables

  • lathing — /ˈlaθɪŋ/ (say lahthing) noun 1. the act or process of applying laths to a wall or the like. 2. work consisting of laths; laths collectively. Also, lathwork …   Australian English dictionary

  • lathing — ˈlathiŋ, aath , ȧth , thēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of lath (II) 1. : the action or process of placing laths 2. : a quantity or an installation of laths …   Useful english dictionary

  • lathing hammer — a hatchet having a small hammer face for trimming and nailing wooden lath. Also called lathing hatchet. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

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