Webster 1913 Edition
Literate; educated; versed in literature.“ Are you not lettered?”
The unlettered barbarians willingly accepted the aid of the
letteredclergy, still chiefly of Roman birth, to reduce to writing the institutes of their forefathers.
Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned.“ A lettered education.”
Inscribed or stamped with letters.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Literate; educated; versed in literature or science.