tractlet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tract +‎ -let

NounEdit

tractlet (plural tractlets)

  1. A pamphlet or brochure.
    • 1912, Amy Wilson-Carmichael, Lotus Buds, Morgan and Scott Ld. (1912), page 239:
      We could write a tractlet on foods, and if we did we would call it "Don't," for the first sentence in it would be, "Don't change the food if you can help it."
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  2. A small tract of land.
    • 1907, Lionel Josaphare, The Man Who Wanted A Bungalow, W. B. Van Cott (1907), page 12:
      In a fenced-off tractlet was the cow family.
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Last modified on 24 August 2012, at 14:27