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See definition of lath on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeam
  • as inboard
  • as inrafter
  • as inframe

synonyms for lath

  • girder
  • joist
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • shaft
  • sill
  • timber
  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • jamb
  • lintel
  • pile
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • two-by-four
See also synonyms for: lathed / lathing
  • construct
  • enclose
  • erect
  • fabricate
  • mold
  • assemble
  • back
  • border
  • constitute
  • encase
  • fashion
  • forge
  • form
  • institute
  • invent
  • make
  • manufacture
  • mat
  • model
  • mount
  • panel
  • produce
  • raise
  • shingle
  • put together
  • set up
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How to use lath in a sentence

"'Bared the lion in hith den—the Doog-dug-lath——'" Abraham stopped and took a long breath.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
When the plants are to be hung on lath they may be wilted before "stringing" or not, at the option of the grower.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
When hung in this manner five or six plants to the lath are the usual number unless they are very large.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And he nailed that shingle to a lath, and stood the lath up four or five foot in front of the wigwam.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The cutaway is made of a small piece of board, a cigar-box lid, an old yardstick or a piece of lath, which should be about 6 in.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Then he started slowly toward the cats, sinking his heels in the snow each time for a footing, a piece of lath in his hand.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It takes much marble to build the sepulchre—how little of lath and plaster would have repaired the garret!
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The stranger stood all of seven feet, it seemed to me, built like a lath, hung around and about with the wreck of tweeds.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The building was a dingy yellow-brick residence outside the village, with the schoolroom as an outbuilding of lath and plaster.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
It surged up to the roof and quivered along the lath and plaster partitions of the boxes.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
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WORDS RELATED TO LATH

  • lath
  • panel
  • plank
  • slat
  • strip
  • timber
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