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English definition of “lath”

lath

noun [C]     /lɑːθ/ US  /læθ/
a long, thin, flat strip of wood, used to make a structure to support plaster on walls or tiles on the roof of a buildingPhysical supports and supportingArches, columns and beamsBuilding materials
(Definition of lath noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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