noun (used with a singular verb)Law.
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Example sentences from the Web for laches
In the Laches (p. 188) there is a passing reference in which a similar view is expressed.
Plato treats the claim of Ionian to rank among the Hellenic modes as somewhat doubtful (Laches, p. 188).
No doubt the furniture and other property would remain, and might be held to be liable for the present owner's laches.Mr. Scarborough's Family|Anthony Trollope
Some points of resemblance, and some points of difference, appear in the Laches when compared with the Charmides and Lysis.
The characters of Nicias and Laches are indicated by their opinions on the exhibition of the man fighting in heavy armour.