A thin strip of wood or metal, frequently nailed in rows to framing supports as a substructure for plaster, shingles, slates, or tiles.
A building material, particularly a sheet of material mesh, employed for similar reasons.
A quantity of laths; lathing.
Work made out of or from lath.
A thin, thin strip, fastened towards rafters, men, or floor beams of a building, for the intended purpose of promoting a covering of tiles, plastering, etc.
A thin, narrow strip of wood, nailed towards rafters, men, or floor beams of a building, for the intended purpose of supporting the tiles, plastering, etc. A corrugated metallic strip or plate can be made use of.
A thin slim strip of lumber, utilized in building to form the groundwork for a roof and for the plastering of walls and ceilings.
The bow-part of a crossbow.
In mining, among the sharpened planks driven before the excavation in sinking shafts in loose ground. See forepale, 2.
a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework