[ verb ] cover with soap
"lather your body when you shower"
Used in print(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)
At that moment the bathroom door flew_open and Eugene came_out , with his face lathered for shaving , and strode down the hall , tying the sash of his dressing_gown as he went .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
He found tepid water in a pitcher and a last bit of soap , and he lathered his face and stood stropping the razor on his broad leather belt , its buckle held firm by a knob of the bedpost .
[ noun ] (work) a workman who puts up laths