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Lettic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lettic lĕt"tĭk Of or pertaining to the Letts; Lettish.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lettic Of or pertaining to the Letts or their congeners; related to the Letts: as, the Lettic language; the Samoghitians are a Lettic people. Lettic race is a general term for the Letts, Lithuanians, and Borussians or Old Prussians.
    • n lettic Same as Lettish.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Lettic let′ik of or pertaining to the Letts or Lithuanians, or to their language
    • Lettic Also Lett′ish
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Usage

In literature:

He laughs when I cut up lettice and put sugar on it.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
To thee is Lettice lost; thou wilt never behold her again!
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
I wish I could make Lettice as happy as she has made all of us.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 3, August, 1850." by Various
But Lettice overdid matters; she made far too much of the boy and his complaint, and was inclined to encourage him in random remedies.
"" by E.W. Hornung
Lettice, Lettice, neither God nor man can divide us now!
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
Mrs. Melwyn, who did not want penetration, saw that in Lettice, spite of present disadvantages, which she was sure she should like very much.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
Lord Chichester married Lettice, daughter of Sir John Perrot and widow of Walter Vaughan of Golden Grove.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Aunt Lettice, nothing will ever make him into a farmer.
"Under the Mendips" by Emma Marshall
Yet this was surely Lettice speaking, the Lettice of his spring-time in the mountains beside the calm blue lake.
"The Wave" by Algernon Blackwood
Armenian appears to be a half-way dialect between the Aryan branch and Slavo-lettic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
We will get our matters settled as soon as may be, while the girls visit with Aunt Lettice.
"From Kingdom to Colony" by Mary Devereux
Lettice, we can't be less to each other than we are, and yet you reproach me with my infidelities.
"A Pasteboard Crown" by Clara Morris
John Duncan's account of Lettice, Lady Falkland, was edited in 1908 by M.F.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
The linen was to have been sent in the night before, but Lettice had found it impossible to get it done.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 1. No 1, June 1850" by Various
Even Lettice smiled, for she already despised her cousin more than she hated her sister.
"Rich Relatives" by Compton Mackenzie
Ida Lettice Moulton, was born June 4, 1850.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
Senator Deane and his wife headed their party, advancing up the room; behind came Lettice and Rose Hillyard.
"True to a Type, Vol. II (of 2)" by Robert Cleland
One of the housemaids, Lettice Lane, was wildly running in and out, bringing things to the carriage.
"Johnny Ludlow. First Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
I have told Lettice to take some tea up to her while we dine.
"Johnny Ludlow, Third Series" by Mrs. Henry Wood
I will tell you why, if you like, Lettice.
"At The Relton Arms" by Evelyn Sharp
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In poetry:

May sang with Rachel
In the waxing warm weather,
Lettice sang with them,
They sang all together:—
"Songs In A Cornfield" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Oft have I wooed sweet Lettice White
By daylight and by candlelight
When we two were apart.
Some better day come on apace,
And let me tell her face to face,
"Maiden, thou hast my heart."
"Supper at the Mill" by Jean Ingelow
She comforts all her mother's days,
And with her sweet obedient ways
She makes her labor light;
So sweet to hear, so fair to see!
O, she is much too good for me,
That lovely Lettice White!
"Supper at the Mill" by Jean Ingelow
How gently rock yon poplars high
Against the reach of primrose sky
With heaven's pale candles stored!
She sees them all, sweet Lettice White;
I'll e'en go sit again to-night
Beside her ironing-board!
"Supper at the Mill" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Madison Theatre Guild illustrated this point at Friday's opening-night performance of Lettice and Lovage, a comedy by English playwright Peter Shaffer, the creator of Equus and Amadeus.
Sir Peter Shaffer's Lettice & Lovage requires two extremely talented actresses to be successful.
The Colonial Players satisfy the playwright's requirement by casting Mary MacLeod as Lettice Douffet and Darice Clewell as Lotte Schoen.
Madison Theatre Guild illustrated this point at Friday's opening-night performance of Lettice and Lovage, a comedy by English playwright Peter Shaffer, the creator of Equus and Amadeus.
Years ago, I took a lesson home from a London stageplay, Lettice and Lovage, that featured a sanguine Maggie Smith in the role of a bored tour guide at a British Stately Home.
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