One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Usually in French contexts: a small book; specifically an official document in the form of a small booklet containing information about an employee.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Henry Lovelich (fl. 1450), poet. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French, French livret small book, booklet, booklet with information about an employee or soldier, booklet with information about a musical performance or an exhibition of art.
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