Lath

Definition of Lath

n.1.A thin, narrow strip of wood, nailed to the rafters, studs, or floor beams of a building, for the purpose of supporting the tiles, plastering, etc. A corrugated metallic strip or plate is sometimes used.
Lath brick
a long, slender brick, used in making the floor on which malt is placed in the drying kiln.
Lath nail
a slender nail for fastening laths.
v. t.1.To cover or line with laths.
[imp. & p. p. Lathed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Lathing.]

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