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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
1. One who lets or permits; one who lets anything for hire.
2. One who retards or hinders.
4. A written or printed communication; a message expressed in intelligible characters on something adapted to conveyance, as paper, parchment, etc.; an epistle.
7. A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.
8. Learning; erudition; as, a man of letters.
9. A letter; an epistle.
10. A telegram longer than an ordinary message sent at rates lower than the standard message rate in consideration of its being sent and delivered subject to priority in service of regular messages. Such telegrams are called by the Western Union Company day, / night, letters according to the time of sending, and by The Postal Telegraph Company day, / night, lettergrams.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered.
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