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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lather.


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  • “Barba ben saponata mezza fatta” = well lathered is half shaved.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Wouldn't it be fair, though, to expect a line or two -- even just one sentence -- stating the historical foundation for citizens 'concerns, before they are dismissed wholesale as "lathered" "feverish" and "fringe," as has become The Oregonian's custom?

    TOPOFF 4: A Teachable Moment for Portland and America

  • Our role, according to the O, is to be "lathered," to stay on the "fringe" -- in other words we must be depicted as irrational, not as ordinary, average citizens who examine history, motives and facts and have reasons for the concerns we raise.

    TOPOFF 4: A Teachable Moment for Portland and America

  • His father was an upright man, and dealt equal justice among his children, whom he 'lathered' daily with the strictest impartiality.

    The Bushman — Life in a New Country

  • Orchid was kind of lathered about that because it was Siyuf, so she got up and waited for Violet to hear how it went. "

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • And violinist Nurit Bar-Josef's fast, wide vibrato, so effective in the Mendelssohn, sounded tense and nervous when lathered onto the Schumann's happily romantic lines.

    Chamber Players hit and miss

  • Cameron Diaz visited 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Thursday night to promote her upcoming movie 'Bad Teacher,' in which she smokes pot, gets lathered up at a car wash in Daisy Dukes and chases her real-life ex-boyfriend, Justin Timberlake.

    Cameron Diaz On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live': 'I Love Porn!'

  • At eighty-two her body is honed of every excess inch or process yet I am surprised by sudden joy rippling beneath my hands over the tender bow of neck down the white-lathered curve of spine into that naked place where pleasures live unforgotten and swans sing their final song.

    February « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • There had been no warning of his coming — a clatter of hoofs at midnight, a lathered horse in the stable, and Tom had appeared, the salt of the sea on his face as his mother attested.


  • The horses, resting frequently and lathered by the work, had climbed the steep grade of the old road to Moraga Valley, and on the divide of the Contra Costa hills the way descended sharply through the green and sunny stillness of Redwood Canyon.



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