Definitions for "Lath and Plaster"
A pre-1950s method of finishing a timber-framed wall or ceiling. Narrow strips of wood (the Laths) are nailed to the studs (wall) or joists (ceiling) to provide a supporting framework for plaster.
a building material consisting of thin strips of wood that provide a foundation for a coat of plaster
Thin strips of wood nailed to interior surfaces such as studs and ceiling joists and covered with plaster