Letter

  • (noun): A strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention).
    Example: "He followed instructions to the letter"; "he obeyed the letter of the law"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on letter, letters:

Letter From An Unknown Woman
... Letter from an Unknown Woman (Brief einer Unbekannten) is a novella by Stefan Zweig ... Published in 1922, it tells the story of an author who, while reading a letter written by a woman he does not remember, gets glimpses into her life story ...
List Of Biblical Names Starting With Y
... See Bible Study Tools Library letter Y or Christian Classics Ethereal Library letter Y or Smith's Bible Dictionary letter Y or Easton's Bible Dictionary ...
Pfizer - Litigation - Nigeria
... these claims, and subsequently produced an approval letter for testing from the Nigerian Ethics Committee ... a panel of Nigerian medical experts agreed that the letter had been concocted and backdated by the company's lead researcher in Kano ... In 2007, Pfizer published a Statement of Defense letter ...
1724 In Literature - New Books
... Richard Stukeley - Itinerarium Curiosum Jonathan Swift - A Letter to the Shop-keepers.. ... Drapier") - A Letter to Mr ... Relating to Wood's Half-pence (as Drapier) - A Letter to the Whole People of Ireland (Drapier) - A Letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Molesworth (last of the Drapier letters ...
Icelandic Alphabet - Letter Frequencies
... The most common letters in Icelandic are n and a ... The list below shows the letter frequencies for the more common letters in order of descending frequency ... Letter Frequency n 9.395% a 9.395% i 8.563% r 8.543% e 6.369% s 5.434% ð 5.013% t 4.872% u 4.766% g 4.299% l 3.891% m 3.365% k 3.115% f 2.582% h 2.266% v 2.223% o 2.019% þ 1.592% á 1.549 ...

More definitions of "letter":

  • (noun): Owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire.
  • (verb): Win an athletic letter.
  • (verb): Set down or print with letters.
  • (noun): A written message addressed to a person or organization.
    Example: "Mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
    Synonyms: missive
  • (verb): Mark letters on or mark with letters.
  • (noun): An award earned by participation in a school sport.
    Synonyms: varsity letter

Famous quotes containing the word letter:

    This is my letter to the world,
    That never wrote to me—
    The simple news that Nature told,
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)

    You know I am given to antiquarian and genealogical pursuits. An old family letter is a delight to my eyes. I can prowl in old trunks of letters by the day with undiminished zest.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    But in our experience, man is cheap and friendship wants its deep sense. We affect to dwell with our friends in their absence, but we do not; when deed, word, or letter comes not, they let us go.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)