Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made of lath.

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Examples

  • I have danced with a duchess, fought a stupid duel, with a town looking on for all the world as if it were a performance in a circus with lathen weapons, moped in a dungeon, broken through the same, stolen a coat, tramped through miles of snow in a pair of pantoufles, forgotten to pay the bill at the inn, and lost my baggage and my reputation -- which latter I swear no one in these parts will be glad to pick up for his own use.

    Doom Castle

  • "If so, challenge him to the combat, and settle the grievance with thy lathen dagger.

    Windsor Castle

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