Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name popular in medieval England; rather rare today.

Etymologies

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Name of an obscure Spanish saint, Leticia, from Latin laetitia "gladness".

Examples

  • Even a picture of that ill-fated girl Diana Spencer (one of eight in Letitia Baldrige's Legendary Brides), standing at the steps of St. Paul's, her veil caught in a gust of wind and her father waiting beside her, can provoke in me a vague yet undeniable longing.

    The Wedding Merchants

  • Wafers, are reprinted in Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    Life of Letitia Landon

  • Claire was afraid that Dutch was going to flee the country to rekindle things with her, so she called Letitia for help.

    BuddyTV

  • I don’t know if company execs encourage this kind of customer service approach or if Letitia is one of those people, like many of us entrepreneurs, who can’t be any other way.

    Women Grow Business » 3 Ways Business Can Cultivate Great Customer Service

  • "The trouble is," explained Aggie gently, "Miss Letitia is an enthusiast.

    Tish

  • She was silent, and I went on: "It seems a pity to end your studies in Swedish, Letitia, but fascinating though they be, they do not really necessitate our keeping this barbarian.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume I. (of X.)

  • We came over in a ship called the Letitia as a Trade Mission* organized by my good friend Mr. Donaldson and others of the Anchor Donaldson Line, and a very efficient Mission ship it is.

    The Scottish Trade Mission

  • Letitia, and it was called Letitia House, from her ownership.

    William Penn

  • The buckle on an apricot suede platform called the "Letitia" was described as "utitilitarian" - and it provided a slightly-less utilitarian 145mm of lift.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Letitia" -- indignantly -- "is a very handsome woman, not more than ten years older than yourself.

    Molly Bawn

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