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A wooden house must first be covered with two thicknesses of roofing-paper, then by wire lathing.
DIGGERS IN THE EARTHEVA MARCH TAPPAN
In another room, a shell had sprayed the ceiling, so we had to pull the plaster down to the bare lathing.
GOLDEN LADSARTHUR GLEASON AND HELEN HAYES GLEASON
Round the cone a strip of thin lathing is coiled on a spiral; could any one stand on these steps and draw the inside of the cone?
FIELD AND HEDGEROWRICHARD JEFFERIES
The walls are lined with a reed lathing over which mud is plastered.
A STUDY OF PUEBLO ARCHITECTURE: TUSAYAN AND CIBOLAVICTOR MINDELEFF AND COSMOS MINDELEFF
These specimens are very interesting examples of aboriginal lathing and plastering applied to stone work.
A STUDY OF PUEBLO ARCHITECTURE: TUSAYAN AND CIBOLAVICTOR MINDELEFF AND COSMOS MINDELEFF
In at least one of the Oraibi kivas the plastering of the wall is laid on sticks that form a kind of lathing.
Wooden studding, furring, or lathing should not under any circumstances be placed against a chimney.
This schoolhouse, even to the lathing, was made of black walnut that was sawed at a local mill.
WHAT AND WHERE IS GOD?RICHARD LA RUE SWAIN
This inviting or "bidding" was usually called "lating" or "lathing;" from the A.-S.
The buildings should be built of steel, fireproof tiling, steel lathing, etc.

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