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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of let out.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Mr. Viccary lets out horses to shopkeepers with vans, if they don’t want to buy their own, or have nowhere to keep them,” said I. “Excellent,” she replied.

    The Rising of the Moon

  • Haj lets out a yip of delight, giggles and shakes his head in disbelief.

    the mission song

  • Marie and Clarence must feel as though they’re watching Dante rise from the dead, and Feifer’s mom, who lets out an awful wail, must feel as if she’s seeing Eric get murdered again right in front of her eyes.

    Beach Road

  • I know it’s Zina’s giggle, the little laugh she lets out when Volodya is close.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • 'There wasn't no more end than that, ma'am; leastways when Davis turned up, which he did by chance next day, at the home station, we werry nearly made an end of him when he lets out that there never had been no pison on the shoulder of mutton at all.

    A Christmas Cake in Four Quarters

  • John Smilie, the most artful of the Constitutionalists, turned his sights on Thomas Paine, deriding him as “an unprincipled author, who lets out his pen for hire.”

    Robert Morris

  • Appanius, and the magistrates, and others, apparently had entered through the back, or some side entrance. ” “There is such an entrance, ” I said. “It lets out into an alley, a little further down the street.

    Magicians of Gor

  • But at any rate, Tarzan lets out his yell and Cheeta comes from wherever he is.

    Oral History Interview with Viola Turner, April 15, 1979. Interview C-0015. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

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