latten

  • 1Latten — Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1. A… …

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  • 2Latten — Latten, verb. reg. act. mit Latten versehen oder belegen. Ein Dach latten, die Dachlatten auf die Sparren nageln, wofür auch belatten üblich ist; im mittlern Lat. latare. Daher die Lattung …

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  • 3latten — [lat′ n] n. [ME laton < OFr < Ar lātūn, copper] 1. brass or a brasslike alloy hammered into thin sheets, formerly used for making church vessels 2. any metal, esp. tin, in thin sheets …

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  • 4Latten — The term Latten refers loosely to copper alloys, much like brass, employed in the Middle Ages and through to the late 18th and early 19th Centuries, for items such as decorative effect on borders, rivets or other details of metalwork… …

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  • 5latten — noun Etymology: Middle English laton, from Anglo French Date: 14th century a yellow alloy identical to or resembling brass typically hammered into thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils …

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  • 6latten — /lat n/, n. 1. a brasslike alloy commonly made in thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils. 2. tin plate. 3. any metal in thin sheets. [1300 50; ME lato(u)n < MF laton copper zinc alloy Ar latun < Turkic; cf. Turk altin gold] * * * …

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  • 7latten — noun /ˈlætən/ An alloy of copper and tin, similar to bronze, with a sufficient portion of tin to make it a pewter like color with yellowish tinge (rather than the brownish gold color of bronze of higher copper content), once used in thin sheets&#8230; …

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  • 8Latten — An alloy somewhat like brass used for adding refinements to suits of armour; also for making ornaments in a church and the ornamental brasses commemorating local worthies …

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  • 9latten — [ lat(ə)n] noun historical an alloy of copper and zinc resembling brass, hammered into thin sheets and used to make monumental brasses and church ornaments. Origin ME: from OFr. laton, of unknown origin …

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  • 10latten — n. Sheet tin, tinned iron plate …

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  • 11latten — lat·ten …

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  • 12latten — lat•ten [[t]ˈlæt n[/t]] n. 1) mel a brasslike alloy commonly made in thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils 2) mel any metal in thin sheets • Etymology: 1300–50; ME lato(u) n &LT; MF laton copper zinc alloy …

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  • 13latten — /ˈlætn/ (say latn) noun 1. a brass like alloy, commonly made in thin sheets, formerly much used for church utensils. 2. → tin plate. 3. any metal in thin sheets. {Middle English latoun, from Old French laton, from latte. See lattice} …

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  • 14latten —  tin. North …

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  • 15latten — n. an alloy of copper and zinc, often rolled into sheets, and formerly used for monumental brasses and church articles. Etymology: ME latoun f. OF laton, leiton …

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  • 16latten brass — Latten Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

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  • 17Latten, die — [Laddn] 1. langer, dürrer Mensch 2. eine Menge (von etwas), viel (der hat scho a ganze Lattn Verweise...) jmdn. auf der Latten haben [aufdàLaddnhå:m] = es auf jmdn. abgesehen haben, jmdn. nicht leiden können …

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  • 18Black latten — Latten Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

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  • 19Roll latten — Latten Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

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  • 20Shaven latten — Latten Lat ten, n. [OE. latoun, laton, OF. laton, F. laiton, prob. fr. OF. late lath, F. latte; because made in thin plates; cf. It. latta a sheet of tinned iron, tin plate. F. latte is of German origin. See {Lath} a thin board.] [1913 Webster] 1 …

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