Lits



[lit] /lɪt/

noun
1.
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[lit] /lɪt/
noun, Informal.
1.
literature:
a college course in English lit.
/lɪt/
verb
1.
a past tense and past participle of light1
2.
an alternative past tense and past participle of light2
adj.

from past participle of light (v.2). Slang meaning “drunk” is recorded from 1914.
n.

“color, hue, dye,” early 12c., from Old Norse litr “color,” from Proto-Germanic *wlitiz (cf. Old English wlite “brightness, beauty,” Old Frisian wlite “exterior, form,” Gothic *wlits “face, form”).

colloquial shortening of literature, attested by 1850.

noun

Literature: comp lit/ black lit (1850+)

adjective

Drunk (1917+)
literature (academic course)
1.
leukocyte immunization therapy
2.
Little Rock National Airport/Adams Field

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    abbreviation 1. Bachelor of Letters or Bachelor of Literature Latin Litterarum Baccalaureus (Bachelor of Letters, Bachelor of Literature)

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    abbreviation 1. Doctor of Letters or Doctor of Literature Latin Litterarum Doctor (Doctor of Letters, Doctor of Literature)



  • Litten

    [lit-n] /ˈlɪt n/ adjective, Archaic. 1. 1 .

  • Litterae-humaniores

    [lit-uh-ree hyoo-man-ee-awr-eez, -ohr-eez] /ˈlɪt əˌri hyuˌmæn iˈɔr iz, -ˈoʊr iz/ plural noun 1. the humanities as a field of study.



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