Middle English Dictionary Entry

lāthe n.(2)
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Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

(a) The movable batten of a handloom; (b) some kind of supporting frame or scaffold; (c) a device used by coopers, ?a turning lathe; ~ stok, ?the framework of such a device; ~ oke, ?error for prec.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • (1310) Doc.in Riley Mem.Lond.75 : [One iron and one] lathyre, [value 3 d.].
  • Note: New cpd, ?~ iren