letter of introduction


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letter of introduction

n
a letter given by one person to another, as an introduction to a third party
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I am going to the Head Office; and I have got a letter of introduction to the chief inspector in the detective department.
Tear up your letter of introduction, and don't stir a step further in the direction of Whitehall.
The day after our arrival in London, we left our letter of introduction at the house of Mr.
You are charged with a letter of introduction addressed to me, are you not?
With a letter of introduction, I might have seen Miserrimus Dexter that afternoon.
No one is allowed in Bunnybury without an order or a letter of introduction from either Ozma of Oz or Glinda the Good," announced the rabbit; "so that settles the matter," and he started to close the window.
We had a letter of introduction to Don Pedro, whom we found exceedingly hospitable and kind, and more disinterested than is usual on this side of the continent.
Mordaunt, one of my secretaries, will remit this letter of introduction to His Eminence, the Cardinal Mazarin, in Paris.
The first lines she read informed her that she had found the Colonel's letter of introduction, presenting his daughter to her protectress on her arrival in England
He has brought a letter of introduction from Father Zosim--you know, the priest-democrat; you have heard of Father Zosim?
It was in the form of a letter of introduction brought by one General Armand Jacot.
Looking round, he beholds the young man of the name of Guppy, much discomfited and not presenting a very impressive letter of introduction in his manner and appearance.