plural noun Law.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of letters patent
Words nearby letters patent
Example sentences from the Web for letters patent
Gang tattoos are still inked onto his face, like scarlet letters.
But then, I would look at the letters that people have sent.
If the embargo were effective, the Castro brothers would have been doing Love Letters with the Duvaliers years ago.
Red letters scrawled underneath seem to be Ramone thinking aloud: “I wonder but I think so.”‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The remark comes to mind while reading The Selected Letters of Norman Mailer.Mailer’s Letters Pack a Punch and a Surprising Degree of Sweetness|Ronald K. Fried|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As small letters weary the eye most, so also the smallest affairs disturb us most.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Robert Fitzgerald received a patent in England for making salt water fresh.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Letters coming from him from time to time prove that he was alive and well at least until three months ago.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The book contains many words in which some though not all of the letters are in italics, for example Swordsman.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift