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let

Tennis Squash
a. a minor infringement or obstruction of the ball, requiring a point to be replayed
b. the point so replayed

LET

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We made trial as before, each of the same three going forward before I did; but the reed was delivered to none but me, and on my approach it was let drop. I untied the knot and I found forty Spanish gold crowns with a paper written in Arabic, and at the end of the writing there was a large cross drawn.
That's about all," she let drop in her casual, decided way.
Such conversation paused suddenly, like an organ when the bellows are let drop, if Mary Garth came into the room; and all eyes were turned on her as a possible legatee, or one who might get access to iron chests.
It was perfectly in character with Anne's mental affliction that she should assume an absolute knowledge of the secret on no better grounds than vague suspicion, derived from hints which her mother had incautiously let drop in her presence.
"I'm sure I can't quite say, ma'am, but I've a belief likely that it was something you may have let drop to young Iggulden when you was at Rocketts.
Mr Rees said: "The high standards he set in the early part of his career, he inexcusably let drop in 2008."
Fast forward to Tokyo where, during her bilateral discussions with the Japanese leadership, the prime minister casually let drop her earnest desire to conclude on the spot an agreement on the export of Pakistani mangoes to Japan.
Rather, we constantly make strategic decisions (sometimes conscious, sometimes not) about which ones to address and which to let drop.
Revealing she is six months pregnant, Meghan, 37, also let drop she and Harry don't know the spring baby's sex and are "keeping it as a surprise".