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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Let·ter v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lettered p. pr. & vb. n. Lettering.] To impress with letters; to mark with letters or words; as, a book gilt and lettered.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Let·tered a.
 1. Literate; educated; versed in literature. Are you not lettered?”
    The unlettered barbarians willingly accepted the aid of the lettered clergy, still chiefly of Roman birth, to reduce to writing the institutes of their forefathers.   --Milman.
 2. Of or pertaining to learning or literature; learned. A lettered education.”
 3. Inscribed or stamped with letters.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: able to read and write well
      2: highly educated; having extensive information or
         understanding; "an enlightened public"; "knowing
         instructors"; "a knowledgeable critic"; "a knowledgeable
         audience" [syn: enlightened, knowing, knowledgeable,
          learned, well-educated, well-read]