EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

lath +‎ -en

AdjectiveEdit

lathen (comparative more lathen, superlative most lathen)

  1. Made from a lath or laths.
    • 1848, William Harrison Ainsworth, The Lancashire Witches:
      Shortly before ten o'clock a numerous cortège, consisting of a troop of horse in their full equipments, a band of archers with their bows over their shoulders, and a long train of barefoot monks, who had been permitted to attend, set out from the abbey. Behind them came a varlet with a paper mitre on his head, and a lathen crosier in his hand, covered with a surcoat, on which was emblazoned, but torn and reversed, the arms of Paslew []

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