letters overt

plural noun

Word History

Etymology

translation of Anglo-French lettres overtes, translation of Medieval Latin litterae patentes

First Known Use

1717, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of letters overt was in 1717

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“Letters overt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/letters%20overt. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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