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Laches is an "unreasonable delay pursuing a right or claim...in a way that prejudices the [opposing] party" When asserted in litigation, it is an equitable defense, or doctrine...
: an equitable principle in Anglo-American law
Laches (general): an Athenian aristocrat (c. 475-418 BCE)
The Laches is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. Participants in the discourse present competing definitions of the concept of courage.-Characters:*Socrates*Lysimachus - Son of the Athenian general and statesman, Aristides....
: a Socratic dialogue of Plato
Lache is a housing estate in Chester, England.Lache may also refer to:*Lache people of central Colombia*Wilhelm Lache, Austrian luger*Lache Seastrunk , American collegiate football running back*Lake Lacha or Lache, in Russia...
In Greek mythology, Lachesis was the second of the Three Fates, or Moirae, also known as the Triple Moon Goddesses or the Lunar Dieties. Each phase of the moon representing each of the fates - Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos...
- the Fate who determined the length of the thread of life
Lachesis is a genus of venomous pitvipers found in remote forested areas of Central and South America. The generic name refers to one of the Three Fates in Greek mythology who determined the length of the thread of life...
- the bushmaster pit viper
120 Lachesis is a very large and very dark main-belt asteroid. As a primitive C-type asteroid it is probably composed of carbonaceous material. It was discovered by Alphonse Borrelly on April 10, 1872, and named after Lachesis, one of the Moirae, or Fates, in Greek mythology...
- C-type asteroid between Mars and Jupiter