Meaning of -LET in English


lə̇t, usu -ə̇d.+V noun suffix

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English -let, -lette, from Middle French -elet, from Old French, from -el + -et (diminutive suffix)

1. : small one

book let

stream let

2. : article worn on — in names of articles of dress

ank let

wrist let

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