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lettered


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Letter  \Let"ter\  (l[e^]t"t[~e]r),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lettered} 
  (-t[~e]rd);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Lettering}.] 
  To  impress  with  letters;  to  mark  with  letters  or  words  as  a 
  book  gilt  and  lettered. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lettered  \Let"tered\  (l[e^]t"t[~e]rd),  a. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lettered 
  adj  1:  able  to  read  and  write  well 
  2:  highly  educated;  having  extensive  information  or 
  understanding;  "an  enlightened  public";  "knowing 
  instructors";  "a  knowledgeable  critic";  "a  knowledgeable 
  audience"  [syn:  {enlightened},  {knowing},  {knowledgeable}, 
  {learned},  {well-educated},  {well-read}] 




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