Letts Letts (l[e^]ts), n. pl.; sing. {Lett} (l[e^]t). (Ethnol.) An Indo-European people, allied to the Lithuanians and Old Prussians, and inhabiting a part of the Baltic provinces of Russia. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lett — may refer to:*Lett, archaic word for Latvian **Lettish, another name for the Latvian languageLett as a surname may refer to the following:*Barbara Lett Simmons (born 1927), American politician *Benjamin Lett (1813–1858), Irish Canadian… …   Wikipedia

  • lett — lett; lett·som·ite; pail·lett·ed; pel·lett; ril·lett; lett·ish; bal·lett; …   English syllables

  • Lett — 1831, from Ger. Lette, from O.H.G. liuti people (Ger. Leute). The native name is Latvji (see LATVIA (Cf. Latvia)). Related: Lettic; Lettish …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lett — [let] n. [Ger Lette < Latvian Latvi] LATVIAN (n. 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Lett — Leon Lett junior (* 12. Oktober 1968 in Mobile, Alabama, USA) ist ein ehemaliger American Football Spieler in der NFL. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 College 2 Profilaufbahn 3 Ehrungen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lett — n. archaic = LATVIAN n. Etymology: G Lette f. Lettish Latvi * * * ˈlet, usu ed.+V noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: German Lette, from Latvian Latvi 1. a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lett — Recorded in several spellings including Lett, Letts, Lettes, Lettsom, Lettson and Letson, this is an English surname. It is also a metronymic, and originates not from the fathers name, but from the mothers. It is a short or nickname of the female …   Surnames reference

  • Lett — I. /lɛt/ (say let) noun → Latvian (defs 1 and 2). II. /lɛt/ (say let) noun → River Lett …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lett — noun Etymology: German Lette, ultimately from Latvian latvis Date: 1589 Latvian 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lett — /let/, n. 1. a member of a people, the chief inhabitants of Latvia, living on or near the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea; Latvian. 2. Latvian (def. 3). * * * …   Universalium

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