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latten a sort of mixed metal, resembling brass in its nature and colour; but sometimes white ( “Buttons of steel, copper, tin, or latton, for Jerkins.” The Rates of the Custome house, 1582, sig. A vii. verso ): “this latten bilbo” THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, i. 1. 146. (=this sword without edge and temper) See bilbo. “The sarcasm intended is, that Slender had neither courage nor strength” (HEATH) .

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