Meaning of LATHE in English


noun a granary; a barn.

2. lathe ·noun the movable swing frame of a loom, carrying the reed for separating the warp threads and beating up the weft;

— called also lay and batten.

3. lathe ·noun a machine for turning, that is, for shaping articles of wood, metal, or other material, by causing them to revolve while acted upon by a cutting tool.

4. lathe ·noun formerly, a part or division of a county among the anglo-saxons. at present it consists of four or five hundreds, and is confined to the county of kent.

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