Definition of Lathi

1. Noun. Club consisting of a heavy stick (often bamboo) bound with iron; used by police in India.

Exact synonyms: Lathee
Generic synonyms: Club



Definition of Lathi

1. Noun. A martial art based on stick fighting originally practiced in India. ¹

2. Noun. A stick used in the martial art of the same name, usually 6-8 feet long, made of bamboo and having a blunt metal tip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lathi

1. a heavy stick of bamboo and iron in India [n -S]

Lathi Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lathi

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Literary usage of Lathi

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1. The Lives of the Scotish Poets: With Preliminary Dissertations on the by David Irving (1804)
"This eminent printer expressed his readiness to publish such lathi authors as had been emended and illustrated by so excellent a scholar as Scrimger; but, ..."

2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal by Joseph Haydn (1866)
"650 A lathi Psalter, in oak boards, wae bound in the gth century. The rolling machine, invented by Mr. "Wm. Burr, was substituted for the ..."

3. Record of a School: Exemplifying the General Principles of Spiritual Culture by Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1835)
"... having spelled and denned every word, even according to the grammatical meanings. Some of them have also written the lathi exercises in ..."

4. Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque: During Four-and-twenty by Fanny Parkes Parlby (1850)
"The man was brought before the judge for murder, and this lathi was the weapon with which two men were supposed to have lost their lives. ..."

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