1 Batten or lath laid by eye between every two battens or laths laid at measured (gauged) distances apart.
2 Where one side of a partition was plastered, or the outside of a roof was finished, the other side was said to be counter-lathed when prepared for plastering.
3 One of a number of laths laid at right angles over another set of laths or battens to provide a better backing for plaster, and render it less likely to crack.
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