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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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How fortunate it is for the King's son," he remarked, "that he is to be married on the very day on which I am to be let off.
said the little Squib, "I thought it was quite the other way, and that we were to be let off in the Prince's honour.
Why--he was standing over the whey-tub to let off the whey, and the shade of his face came upon the wall behind, close to Izz, who was standing there filling a vat.
Blucher was pretty angry and wanted to swear, but every time he opened his mouth his animal did so also and let off a series of brays that drowned all other sounds.
No one's even let off a pop-gun at me," he grumbled.
Wingrave was bleeding these brokers for hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the boy came and asked to be let off by paying his whole fortune to escape being hammered.
It was an unthoughtful act in a man who has so often slept with the war-whoop ringing in the air, to let off his piece within sound of an ambushment
Summary: A passenger busted for smuggling over 100 new iPhones into Beirut was let off the hook after "some money was paid," a high-ranking airport source told The Daily Star Tuesday.
A five-year-old Haredi student was let off a school bus on a busy road in Beit She mesh.
At an Old Firm Scottish Cup clash in April at least 60 pyrotechnics were let off When the Record asked the SFA and SPFL for comment on the possibility of Scottish clubs being given the power to sue fans, neither wanted to comment.
FRIENDS, family and former colleagues of Danny Fox let off balloons in St Helens town centre yesterday in a final farewell to the beloved 29-year-old.
CAMP fire party groups who let off fireworks are threatening wildlife along the Welsh coast, Natural Resources Wales has warned.