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counterlath

noun coun·ter·lath \ "+ˌ- \

Definition of counterlath

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

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Origin and Etymology of counterlath

counter- + lath


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counterlath

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of counterlath

:to furnish with counterlaths

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