Bookstaff vs. Letter

Bookstaff vs. Letter — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Bookstaff and Letter

Bookstaffnoun

letter, letter of the alphabet, a written character.

Letternoun

A written symbol or character representing a speech sound and being a component of an alphabet.

Letternoun

A written symbol or character used in the graphemic representation of a word, such as the h in Thames. See Note at Thames.

Letternoun

A written or printed communication directed to a person or organization.

Letternoun

often letters A certified document granting rights to its bearer.

Letternoun

Literal meaning

had to adhere to the letter of the law.

Letternoun

Literary culture; belles-lettres.

Letternoun

Learning or knowledge, especially of literature.

Letternoun

Literature or writing as a profession.

Letternoun

A piece of type that prints a single character.

Letternoun

A specific style of type.

Letternoun

The characters in one style of type.

Letternoun

An emblem in the shape of the initial of a school awarded for outstanding performance, especially in varsity athletics.

Letterverb

To write letters on

lettered the paper.

Letterverb

To write in letters

lettered our name on the mailbox.

Letterverb

To write or form letters.

Letterverb

To earn a school letter, as for outstanding athletic achievement

She lettered in three collegiate sports.

Letternoun

A symbol in an alphabet.

There are twenty-six letters in the English alphabet.

Letternoun

A written or printed communication, generally longer and more formal than a note.

I wrote a letter to my sister about my life.

Letternoun

The literal meaning of something, as distinguished from its intended and remoter meaning (often contrasted with the spirit).

Letternoun

Literature.

Benjamin Franklin was multiskilled – a scientist, politician and a man of letters.

Letternoun

(law) A division unit of a piece of law marked by a letter of the alphabet.

Letter (b) constitutes an exception to this provision.

Letternoun

A size of paper, 8½ in × 11 in (215.9 mm × 279.4 mm, US paper sizes rounded to the nearest 5 mm).

Letternoun

A size of paper, 215 mm × 280 mm.

Letternoun

clipping of varsity letter

Letternoun

A single type; type, collectively; a style of type.

Letternoun

One who lets, or lets out.

the letter of a rooma blood-letter

Letternoun

(archaic) One who retards or hinders.

Letterverb

(transitive) To print, inscribe, or paint letters on something.

Letterverb

To earn a varsity letter (award).

Letternoun

a written message addressed to a person or organization;

mailed an indignant letter to the editor

Letternoun

the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech;

his grandmother taught him his letters

Letternoun

a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention);

he followed instructions to the letterhe obeyed the letter of the law

Letternoun

an award earned by participation in a school sport;

he won letters in three sports

Letternoun

owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire

Letterverb

win an athletic letter

Letterverb

set down or print with letters

Letterverb

mark letters on or mark with letters