One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- old-fashioned term for Latvian
- ‘Now I have seen Ireland, it seems to me that the poorest among the Letts, the Estonians and the Finlanders lead a life of comparative luxury.’
- ‘Kilgas, a Lett with a reputation for joking, wonders when they will get another snowstorm.’
- ‘After all, we didn't do it - the Germans did, with some help from assorted Poles, Letts and Ukranians.’
From German Lette, from Latvian Latvi.
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