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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leet  \Leet\  (l[=e]t),  obs.  imp. 
  of  {Let},  to  allow  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leet  \Leet\,  n.  [Cf.  AS  hl[=e]t  share,  lot.] 
  A  portion;  a  list,  esp.  a  list  of  candidates  for  an  office. 
  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leet  \Leet\,  n.  [LL.  leta.  Cf  F.  lit  de  justice  a  solemn 
  sitting  of  the  king  in  Parliament,  L.  lis,  litis,  a  lawsuit, 
  It.,  Sp.,  &  Pg  lite.]  (Eng.  Hist.) 
  A  court-leet;  the  district  within  the  jurisdiction  of  a 
  court-leet;  the  day  on  which  a  court-leet  is  held.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  The  original  intent  of  the  court-leet  was  to  view  the 
  frankpledges  or  freemen  within  the  liberty;  hence 
  called  the  view  of  frankpledge.  Latterly  it  has  fallen 
  into  almost  entire  disuse.  --Burrill.  Warren's 
  Blackstone. 
 
  {Leet  ale},  a  feast  or  merrymaking  in  time  of  leet.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leet  \Leet\,  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  pollock. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lythe  \Lythe\  (l[imac]th),  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  pollack;  --  called  also  {laith},  and  {leet}. 
  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pollack  \Pol"lack\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  &  D.  pollack,  and  Gael.  pollag  a 
  little  pool,  a  sort  of  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  marine  gadoid  food  fish  of  Europe  ({Pollachius 
  virens}).  Called  also  {greenfish},  {greenling},  {lait}, 
  {leet},  {lob},  {lythe},  and  {whiting  pollack}. 
  b  The  American  pollock;  the  coalfish. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  leet 
 
  {elite} 
 
 




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