One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A bed; a lodging. Compare to scarper the letty.
adjectiveSomerset, English Regional
That lets or hinders. Chiefly of weather: making outdoor work difficult; rainy.
Mid 19th century. From Italian letto bed + -y<br>mid 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Best (c1592–1645), landowner and farmer. From let + -y.
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