letters close

plural noun

: letters issued by a government or sovereign to a private person in a private matter

Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of letters close was in 1891

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Cite this Entry

“Letters close.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letters%20close. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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