slath

noun
\ ˈslath, -ȧ- \
plural -s

Definition of slath

: the center of the bottom of a basket where the weaving is begun that is formed by crossing sticks at right angles and binding them

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History and Etymology for slath

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect slöda, a basket used in fishing

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“Slath.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slath. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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