tick·et–of–leave noun \ˌti-kət-ə(v)-ˈlēv\
: a license or permit formerly given in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth of Nations to a convict under imprisonment to go at large and to get work subject to certain specific conditions
First Known Use of TICKET-OF-LEAVE
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up ticket-of-leave? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).