\ ˈlat \
plural -s

Definition of laet

: one of a class composed chiefly of freedmen with a status between tribesmen and slaves in ancient Kent

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History and Etymology for laet

Old English lǣt; perhaps akin to Old English lǣtan to let

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“Laet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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