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Definition of lath noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lath

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//lɑːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læθ//
 
(pl. laths
BrE BrE//lɑːθs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//læðz//
 
)
 
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a thin narrow strip of wood that is used to support plaster (= material used for covering walls) on the inside walls and the ceilings of buildings Word Origin Old English lætt, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch lat and German Latte, also to lattice.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lath