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blet

(blɛt)
n
(Plant Pathology) a state of softness or decay in certain fruits, such as the medlar, brought about by overripening
[C19: from French blettir to become overripe]
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Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen,National CarriersO Conference Committee BLET seeks union members' approval of tentative deal with NCCC.
This letter was first made available to scholars in Blet, Graham, Martini, and Schneider, Actes et Documents, vol.
Nacido el 20 de noviembre de 1918 en Thaon, en la Baja Normandia francesa, Pierre Blet ingreso en la Compania de Jesus el 7 de septiembre de 1937 y fue ordenado sacerdote el 31 de julio de 1950.
(15) The Wingate, North Carolina, Police Department recruits former officers who are Basic Law Enforcement Trained (BLET) and radar certified.
EXPERT'S TIP: The fruits are picked in November and allowed to decay or "blet" for several weeks before eating.
Add to this list the Vatican's own twelve volume rejoinder to Hochhuth, published as Actes et documents du Saint Siege relatifs alas seconde guerre mondiale, condensed by Pierre Blet (1999), and the material on the subject becomes quite formidable.
As Father Blet, the one still-surviving member of the editorial team, stated in his book, the editors were appointed to their task as a means of formulating a response to the "accusations" brought against Pius XII.
The only other comparison he draws is in relation to Barbey--"les oeuvres de Barbey d'Aurevilly etaient encore les seules dont les idees et le style presentassent ces faisandages, ces taches morbides, ces epidermes tales et ce gout blet, qu'il aimait tant a savourer parmi les ecrivains decadents, latins et monastiques des vieux ages" (Huysmans 193).
Pierre Blet, Angelo Martini, Burkhart Schneider, and Robert Graham (Vatican City, 1980), 10:687.
Du Blet who wrote in the Army magazine, Salt, of her regret that 'the gateway to adventure (and service chevrons)' was not opened to 'many of us who are stifled by the atmosphere of base areas'.
Blet, eds., La famille, la loi, l'etat: de la Revolution au Code civil (Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou/Imprimerie nationale, 1989) 390 at 399.