noun Indian English.
Origin of lathi
Examples from the Web for lathi
Have we got even a lathi with which we can defend our hearths and homes?India for Indians|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
He picked up his lathi—a five-foot male-bamboo ringed with bands of polished iron—and flourished it in the air.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
He carried a lathi, and in dress and appearance looked like a ryot.
It shall also be illegal for any male person to carry or be found in possession of an instrument known as a lathi.The Political Future of India|Lajpat Rai
Stealing along the battlements, he sought for some fissure in which he might plant his lathi.