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Oxford dictionary definition of the word letter:
1a character representing one or more of the sounds used in speech; any of the symbols of an alphabet:
a capital letter
(letters) British informal the initials of a degree or other qualification:
your personality matters far more than letters after your name
US a school or college initial as a mark of proficiency, especially in sport:
a letter jacket
2a written, typed, or printed communication, sent in an envelope by post or messenger:
he sent a letter to Mrs Falconer
(letters) a legal or formal document.
3 (the letter) the precise terms of a statement or requirement; the strict verbal interpretation:
we must keep the spirit of the law as well as the letter
4 (letters) literature:
the world of letters
archaic scholarly knowledge; erudition.
5 [mass noun] Printing a style of typeface.
1 [with object] inscribe letters or writing on:
her name was lettered in gold
classify with letters:
he numbered and lettered the paragraphs
2 [no object] US informal be given a school or college initial as a mark of proficiency in sport:
in high school she lettered in soccer, basketball and softball
to the letter
with adherence to every detail:
the method was followed to the letter
Middle English: from Old French lettre, from Latin litera, littera ‘letter of the alphabet’, (plural) ‘epistle, literature, culture’