Definitions for "Lath"
Keywords:  plaster, gypsum, stucco, strip, mesh
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.
The support upon which wet plaster is spread. May be metal (usually a course wire screen) or a solid, cement-like substance (called rock lath).
One of a number of thin narrow strips of wood nailed to rafters, ceiling joists, wall studs, etc. to make a groundwork or key for slates, tiles, or plastering.
Bow portion of a crossbow storing motive energy for propelling projectile; term preferred by some archery historians; not common parlance among modern crossbowmen. See PROD.
Keywords:  ripe, vine, shoot
Ripe vine shoot.
The surveyor's stakes used to mark specific locations and elevations on a grading job.
A long slender piece of economical timber.
Keywords:  cover, line
To cover or line with laths.