counterlath

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noun

coun·​ter·​lath
"+ˌ-
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

counterlath

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transitive verb

"
: to furnish with counterlaths

Word History

Etymology

Noun

counter- + lath

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“Counterlath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterlath. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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