Pronunciation: (lēt), [key]
—n. Brit. Obs.
1. a special annual or semiannual court in which the lords of certain manors had jurisdiction over local disputes.
2. the area over which this jurisdiction extended, including the manor itself and, sometimes, nearby counties or shires.
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