licence


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licence

(US), license
a certificate, tag, document, etc., giving official permission to do something
References in classic literature ?
Jingle, who had that moment returned, had produced the licence to the spinster aunt.
Jingle crumpled up the licence, and thrust it into his coat pocket.
Money out of pocket-- posting, nine pounds; licence, three--that's twelve--compensation, a hundred--hundred and twelve--breach of honour--and loss of the lady--'
Here,' continued the hardened traitor, tossing the licence at Mr.
It is your own fault for being a terrier; I do not require a licence, and neither does Kep, the Collie dog.
I have tried in vain to get a licence upon credit at the Post Office;" said Pickles.