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letterman

[let-er-man, -muh n] /ˈlɛt ərˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural lettermen
[let-er-men, -muh n] /ˈlɛt ərˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who has earned a letter in an interscholastic or intercollegiate activity, especially a sport.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; letter1 + man1, -man
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