ticket of leave
noun, plural tickets of leave. British.
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This great dispute in the iron trade of Keighley, about the year 1871, was known as the “ticket-of-leave” strike.Adventures and Recollections|Bill o'th' Hoylus End
The property would be my wife's, and she would come out to me, and in a year or two I should get a ticket-of-leave.A Search For A Secret (Vol 2 of 3)|G. A. Henty
Jowett is happy to announce that Plato is theologically sound, and gives him a ticket-of-leave to walk anywhere in England.Atlantic Classics, Second Series|Henry C. Merwin
I got my ticket-of-leave, and worked for myself, chiefly at bullock-driving.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
His uniform good conduct gained him release from Portland on ticket-of-leave in 1882, just twenty years after his conviction.The Chronicles of Newgate, v. 2/2|Arthur Griffiths