let out

verb
let out; letting out; lets out

Definition of let out

intransitive verb

: to conclude a session or performance school let out in June

First Known Use of let out

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of let out was in 1888

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“Let out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20out. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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