noun tick·et–of–leave \ˌti-kət-ə(v)-ˈlēv\
plural tickets–of–leave

Definition of TICKET-OF-LEAVE

:  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



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