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 Lath or Lathe.Latin. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lather.
 
A good lather is half a shave. This is the French proverb, “Barbe bien savonné est à moitié faite.   1
 


 Lath or Lathe.Latin. 

 
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