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- n. Plural form of open letter.
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Before Mrs Serrocold could say anything, her husband came in from the hall carrying some open letters in his hand.
Years before, he had made the purchase, in Borneo, from a Malayan blacksmith known for his genius in martial metallurgy: a kris, the wavy-bladed dagger that Varner used to open letters or, when nothing more suitable was handy, pick his teeth.