noun, plural laths [lath z, laths, lahth z, lahths] /læðz, læθs, lɑðz, lɑθs/.
verb (used with object)
Origin of lath
Related formslath·like, adjective
Can be confusedlath lathe
Examples from the Web for lath
He's a reg'lar little ripper, sir, and as straight as a lath.
He had the ability to achieve a position; he had been the lath painted to look like steel.The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
After enclosing is completed and the interior partitions are in place, the house is ready for lath and plaster.If You're Going to Live in the Country|Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
This slasher cuts up the slabs into lengths suitable for lath or fence-pickets, Fig. 49.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
A little structure of lath and mud served as a kennel for a big dog, the indispensable guardian of so lonely a dwelling.The Works of Honor de Balzac|Honor de Balzac