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lather


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lather  \Lath"er\,  n.  [AS.  le['a][eth]or  niter,  in 
  le['a][eth]orwyrt  soapwort;  cf  Icel.  lau?r;  perh.  akin  to  E. 
  lye.] 
  1.  Foam  or  froth  made  by  soap  moistened  with  water. 
 
  2.  Foam  from  profuse  sweating,  as  of  a  horse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lather  \Lath"er\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lathered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Lathering}.]  [AS.  l[=e][eth]rian  to  lather,  anoint.  See 
  {Lather},  n.  ] 
  To  spread  over  with  lather;  as  to  lather  the  face. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lather  \Lath"er\,  v.  i. 
  To  form  lather,  or  a  froth  like  lather;  to  accumulate  foam 
  from  profuse  sweating,  as  a  horse. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lather  \Lath"er\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  {Leather}.] 
  To  beat  severely  with  a  thong,  strap,  or  the  like  to  flog. 
  [Low] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lather 
  n  1:  the  froth  produced  by  soaps  or  detergents  [syn:  {soapsuds}, 
  {suds}] 
  2:  agitation  resulting  from  active  worry;  "don't  get  in  a 
  stew";  "he's  in  a  sweat  about  exams"  [syn:  {fret},  {stew}, 
  {sweat},  {swither}] 
  3:  a  workman  who  puts  up  laths 
  4:  the  foam  resulting  from  excessive  sweating  (as  on  a  horse) 
  v  1:  cover  with  soap  [syn:  {soap}] 
  2:  beat  severely  with  a  whip  or  rod;  "The  teacher  often  flogged 
  the  students"  [syn:  {flog},  {welt},  {whip},  {lash},  {slash}, 
  {strap},  {trounce}] 
  3:  form  a  lather;  "The  shaving  cream  lathered" 
  4:  rub  soap  all  over  usually  with  the  purpose  of  cleaning 
  [syn:  {soap}] 




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