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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Letitia.

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Examples

  • She chose this as the happy moment for her exit, and with a bow and a backward retreat, she was off the stage in Letty's arms.

    Amateur Night

  • There was a word Letty could not hear, only her listening heart divined it.

    Demos

  • Shall I call Letty? "he kept crying, shifting from one foot to another in a frightened and fussy way that exasperated me almost beyond endurance.

    The Mayor's Wife

  • "And this is Violet, only we call her Letty; and this is Ned, and I am

    The Inglises Or, How the Way Opened

  • "I'm sure I wouldn't name Letty in the same day with her."

    Molly Bawn

  • "Oh, David, come out here! please come out!" called Letty breathlessly.

    Tiverton Tales

  • Beenie called Letty from the room, to speak to a friend and customer, who had come from the country on a sudden necessity for something from the shop.

    Mary Marston

  • "Letty," said Mrs. Finley, seizing her by the shoulders and giving her

    Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends

  • "Letty," said he at length, "if there was anybody you ever set by after your own father an 'mother, 'twas my wife Mary."

    Country Neighbors

  • "Letty," he said slowly, "if your Dr. Benton is the man I think he is -- and I once knew him well enough to judge -- he is the only man on earth fit to hear the confession you have made this day to me."

    Ailsa Paige

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