• WordNet 3.6
    • adj lathery resembling lather or covered with lather
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lathery Covered with soapy lather.
    • lathery Covered with sweaty foam, as a horse.
    • lathery Resembling lather; figuratively, unsubstantial, like foam.
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In literature:

Make a warm lathery suds and wash it.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
That gentleman called a lathery greeting from the bathroom where he was shaving.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
Requiring an assistant at his lathery trade he applied to the penitentiary on Ile de Nou.
"Where the Pavement Ends" by John Russell
When they finally escaped, the two Sioux slid from the lathery pony, and looked searchingly into each other's eyes.
"White Otter" by Elmer Russell Gregor

In poetry:

Upon the carpet then he rolled
And brushed against the wall,
And, horror! whisked his lathery sides
On overcoat and shawl.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field