1. lath

noun. ['ˈlæθ'] a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework.


  • fretwork
  • latticework
  • spline
  • lattice


  • laththe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word lath

1. Noun, singular or mass
Put one of the lath boards on the bottom of the floor, and put one on top.

2. Verb, past participle
Many older houses that have lath and plaster walls often have little or no insulation in the walls.

3. Adjective
Traditional plaster requires a skilled plasterer to apply three coats of plaster over a framework of lath strips.