noun, verb (used with object), li·cenced, li·cenc·ing.
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Local Option, licence granted to the inhabitants of a district to extinguish or reduce the sale of intoxicants in their midst.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
At the same time Europeans were permitted to settle and hold land in India without the necessity of applying for a licence.The Political History of England - Vol XI|George Brodrick
The private houses subject to both beer and licence duty produced less than 20,000 barrels annually.
He was so reduced in his circumstances that he petitioned James I. for a licence to collect alms for himself!Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli
No Europeans are allowed to hold land, and a licence is needed even for the keeping of a store.Impressions of South Africa|James Bryce