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Definition of leet

 (Entry 1 of 5)

obsolete
: a place where roads meet or cross : intersection
\ ˈlēt \
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Definition of leet (Entry 2 of 5)

2 : the jurisdictional district of a court leet
\ " \
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Definition of leet (Entry 3 of 5)

chiefly Scottish
: a list of candidates
\ ˈlēt \
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Definition of leet (Entry 4 of 5)

dialectal, British

leet

\ " \

Definition of leet (Entry 5 of 5)

dialectal English variant of

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History and Etymology for leet

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 19 Feb. 2020.

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