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Meaning of let-out

let-out

Pronunciation: (adj.let'out'n.let'out&sec), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of fur) processed by cutting parallel diagonal slashes into the pelt and sewing the slashed edges together to lengthen the pelt and to improve the appearance of the fur.
—n.
  1. a means of escape; loophole.
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