coun·ter·lath | \"+ˌ-\

Definition of counterlath 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a batten laid lengthwise between two rafters to afford a bearing for laths laid crosswise

2 : any lath laid without actual measurement between two gauged laths

3 : any of a series of laths nailed to the timbers to raise the sheet lathing above their surface to afford a key for plastering

4 : one of many laths used in preparing one side of a partition or framed wall when the other side has been covered in and finished


transitive verb

Definition of counterlath (Entry 2 of 2)

: to furnish with counterlaths

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