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letter

2 verb
     
Related topics: Sport, Education
letter2
1 [transitive usually passive] to write, draw, paint etc letters or words on something:
The card was neatly lettered P.A. DUFFY.
letter something in something
Several pages are lettered in gold.
2 [intransitive] American EnglishSEDS to earn a letter1 (5) in a sport
letter in
He lettered in basketball at Brandeis.

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