letter

  1. Noun.  A symbol in an alphabet, bookstave.
  2. Noun.  A written message. See also note.
  3. Noun.  Literal meaning.
  4. Noun.  (US, uncountable) A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm, US paper sizes rounded to the nearest 5 mm).
  5. Noun.  (Canada, uncountable) A size of paper, 215 mm × 280 mm.
  6. Noun.  (US, scholastic) (short for, varsity letter) .
  7. Verb.  (transitive) to print, inscribe, or paint letters on something.
  8. Verb.  (intransitive) (US, scholastic) To earn a varsity letter (award).

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