(also court leet)
- A yearly or half-yearly court of record that the lords of certain manors held.More example sentences
- Where the lord of the manor held a court leet, the jurisdiction of the hundred was exercised in that court, and the fines collected were payable to the lord.
- There were two kinds of manorial court - the court baron and the court leet.
- However, there was often an overlap in the type of business conducted in the court baron and court leet.
Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French lete or Anglo-Latin leta, of unknown origin.
- An informal language or code used on the Internet, in which standard letters are often replaced by numerals or special characters.More example sentences
- This is cool and shows that black clad Berlin marketing gurus are down with leetspeak.
- But the whole thing conjures up images of middle class parents trying to converse with their children in "leetspeak" over breakfast.
- Is it a common practice in leetspeak to vary the capitalization of the words you are typing?