- a brasslike alloy commonly made in thin sheets and formerly much used for church utensils.
- tin plate.
- any metal in thin sheets.
Origin of latten
Examples from the Web for latten
Historical Examples of latten
Most of these were made of pewter or lead, but some have been found of silver gilt, latten, and tin.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
Latten ware was used instead of tin; it was a kind of brass.Home Life in Colonial Days
Alice Morse Earle
John William, for passing off rings of latten as rings of gold—pillory.London
The gauntlets are of latten, and still retain the inner leather gloves.Curious Church Customs
The High Tomb, which is without effigy or inscription, has numerous panels formerly adorned with latten shields.Warwickshire
- metal or alloy, esp brass, made in thin sheets