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leet

 (lēt)
n.
A variety of spelling that uses numbers and symbols that approximate the shape of certain letters, using for example 1 and 5 for i and s, used primarily in texting and other typed electronic communication.

[From l33t, alteration and leet respelling (using 3 for E) of elite (in reference to the use of such spellings by those with elite, or privileged, access status on early computer bulletin boards ).]

leet

(liːt)
n
1. (Historical Terms) Also called: court-leet a special kind of manorial court that some lords were entitled to hold
2. (Historical Terms) the jurisdiction of this court
[C15: from Anglo-French, of unknown origin]

leet

(liːt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Scot a list of candidates for an office
[C15: perhaps from Anglo-French litte, variant of list1]

leet

(liːt)
n
(Computer Science) short for leetspeak
adj
(Computer Science) impassioned about and highly skilled in the field of advanced computer programming
[C20: see leetspeak]

leet

(lit)

n.
1. an English court held by the lords of certain manors.
2. the jurisdiction of this court.
[1400–50; late Middle English lete meeting (of law court) < Anglo-French lete and Anglo-Latin leta (both perhaps < Old English gelǣte meeting of roads; compare wætergelǣt watercourse)]
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It comes after a mixed start to going to summer with hot weather followed by a cool spell and storms.
Later in the month, if there's a cool spell, expect the fishing to improve, as these predators will certainly feel that fall's on the way.
Leon Brown, chief forecaster for Birmingham-based The Weather Channel, said: "The current cool spell will continue until next Tuesday then there will be sunnier and much warmer conditions from Wednesday.
But a wet cool spell for much of May has dampened hopes of another boom summer to replicate last year.
Any old-timer in New England will tell you that when you get a cool spell in August like you've had, it usually turns warm and humid later in the month, and that is what is going to be happening,'' he said.
The fine weather is set to continue into the following week, before a change to cool spell of weather with showers.
While extensive hunting in North America drove mammoths and other large mammals to extinction, it could have also disturbed the methane balance of the atmosphere, sparking off the global cool spell that followed.
While new shoots appeared encouraged by a warm spell, they were knocked back by an ensuing cool spell accompanied by a cutting wind.
Dhofar region has come under a cool spell now with rain clouds hovering above the region, creating a wonderful option for the residents of Muscat and the Arabian Gulf region reeling under intense heat to take a break closer home.
BRIDGEWATER CANAL: Catch returns dropped during the cool spell but expect better carp fishing on the Warrington waters at Grappenhall, London Bridge and Lymm.
Nigel Bolton, of the Met Office, said: "This cool spell will be a bit of a shock to many people because we have been spoilt by some very good weather across Scotland.