Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or process of building with laths.
  • noun Work made of laths.
  • noun A quantity of laths.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An invitation.
  • noun A foundation of lath or other material on a wall or ceiling, under the plaster; also, the material used for such a foundation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of covering with laths.
  • noun Laths, collectively; a covering of laths.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of lathe.
  • noun A covering of laths.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Raised on the tough streets of East Cleveland, Eugene decided that mob life offered more money and excitement than the lathing and plastering trades he had learned from his uncles.

    Kill the Irishman

  • I spend time making spinners, spinner rigs and lathing crank baits.

    How to Make it throught the WINTER?

  • Raised on the tough streets of East Cleveland, Eugene decided that mob life offered more money and excitement than the lathing and plastering trades he had learned from his uncles.

    Kill the Irishman

  • Raised on the tough streets of East Cleveland, Eugene decided that mob life offered more money and excitement than the lathing and plastering trades he had learned from his uncles.

    Kill the Irishman

  • I spend time making spinners, spinner rigs and lathing crank baits.

    How to Make it throught the WINTER?

  • Raised on the tough streets of East Cleveland, Eugene decided that mob life offered more money and excitement than the lathing and plastering trades he had learned from his uncles.

    Kill the Irishman

  • Constructed of mud and dried cow dung packed over a lathing of twigs, each hut is twenty by twenty feet square and six feet high.

    Matthew Bergman: To Save the World

  • Now standing at the bottom of the bed, she kneeled and kissed the sole of his foot, lathing it with her tongue before her lips puckered around his toes.

    Pure Paradise

  • The fifth violin went along with them, and the olfactory memory of the lacquer, rosin and oils receded in her mind, replaced by the singular sawdust that came from her father's lathing and sanding of the next utilitarian piece.

    Jesse's Violin

  • It drumming its blunt, fleshy hammers through the downstairs hallway, its high-pitched cough the air it dragged over vocal chord lathing.

    KRISTIN NACA--YOU GO, GIRL!

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