leet

1 of 5

noun (1)

plural -s
obsolete
: a place where roads meet or cross : intersection

leet

2 of 5

noun (2)

ˈlēt
plural -s
1
2
: the jurisdictional district of a court leet

leet

3 of 5

noun (3)

"
plural -s
chiefly Scottish
: a list of candidates

leet

4 of 5

noun (4)

ˈlēt
plural -s
dialectal, British
: stack, pile

leet

5 of 5
"

dialectal English variant of light

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

from (assumed) Middle English, from Old English gelǣte, from lǣtan to let

Noun (2)

Middle English lete, from Anglo-French lete or Medieval Latin leta

Noun (3)

Middle English (Scots) lite

Noun (4)

origin unknown

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“Leet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leet. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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