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Webster 1913 Edition


Lettered

Let′tered

(lĕt′tẽrd)
,
Adj.
1.
Literate; educated; versed in literature.
“ Are you not lettered?”
Shak.
The unlettered barbarians willingly accepted the aid of the
lettered
clergy, still chiefly of Roman birth, to reduce to writing the institutes of their forefathers.
Milman.
2.
Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned.
“ A lettered education.”
Collier.
3.
Inscribed or stamped with letters.
Addison.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lettered

LET'TERED

,
pp.
Stamped with letters.

LET'TERED

,
Adj.
1.
Literate; educated; versed in literature or science.

Definition 2023


lettered

lettered

English

Adjective

lettered

  1. Literate (able to read writing in letters).
  2. Educated, especially having a degree (entitled to put an abbreviation such as BS, MA, PhD, MD after a signature).

Verb

lettered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of letter