Sheets of lead produced by milling. Milled lead was used in the 19th century as a substitute for cast lead sheets. It had a tendency to flake and delaminate with time.
Synonyms and Related Terms
sheet lead; Walzblei (Deut.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996