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lather  


      n  
1    foam or froth formed by the action of soap or a detergent in water  
2    foam formed by other liquid, such as the sweat of a horse  
3    Informal   a state of agitation or excitement  
      vb  
4    to coat or become coated with lather  
5    intr   to form a lather  
     (Old English leathor soap; related to Old Norse lauthr foam)  
  lathery      adj  
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lather  


      n  
1    bubbles, foam, froth, soap, soapsuds, suds  
2      (informal)   dither     (chiefly Brit.)   fever, flap     (informal)   fluster, fuss, pother, state     (informal)   stew     (informal)   sweat, tizzy     (informal)   twitter     (informal)  
      vb  
3    foam, froth, soap  
4      (informal)   beat, cane, drub, flog, lambast(e), strike, thrash, whip  

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lathery, lathe, later, loather

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