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lathy

[ lath-ee, lah-thee ]
/ ˈlæθ i, ˈlɑ θi /
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adjective, lath·i·er, lath·i·est.
lathlike; long and thin.
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Origin of lathy

First recorded in 1665–75; lath + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for lathy

lathy
/ (ˈlɑːθɪ) /

adjective lathier or lathiest
resembling a lath, esp in being tall and thin
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