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lathing

[lath-ing, lah-thing] /ˈlæθ ɪŋ, ˈlɑ θɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or process of applying lath.
2.
a quantity of lath in place.
3.
material used as lath.
Also called lathwork
[lath-wurk, lahth-] /ˈlæθˌwɜrk, ˈlɑθ-/ (Show IPA),
for defs 1, 2.
Origin
1535-1545
1535-45; lath + -ing1
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