Definition of Denizen

1. Noun. A person who inhabits a particular place.




2. Noun. A plant or animal naturalized in a region. "Denizens of the deep"
Generic synonyms: Being, Organism

Definition of Denizen

1. n. A dweller; an inhabitant.

2. v. t. To constitute (one) a denizen; to admit to residence, with certain rights and privileges.

Definition of Denizen

1. Noun. An inhabitant of a place; one who dwells in. ¹

2. Noun. One who frequents a place. ¹

3. Noun. (Commonwealth obsolete) A person with rights between those of naturalized citizen and resident alien (roughly permanent resident), obtained through letters patent. ¹

4. Noun. (biology) Used to describe the range or habitat of an animal or plant. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive British) To grant rights of citizenship to; to naturalize. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Denizen

1. to make a citizen of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Denizen

denitrified
denitrifier
denitrifiers
denitrifies
denitrify
denitrifying
denitrogenate
denitrogenated
denitrogenates
denitrogenating
denitrogenation
denivelation
denivelations
denization
denizations
denizen (current term)
denizenation
denizenations
denizened
denizening
denizens
denizenship
denlike
denned
dennet
dennets
denning
denningite
denoised
denoising

Literary usage of Denizen

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1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1824)
"denizen, and then the husband dies, she shall not be endowed, Co. L. 33. a. (D 3.) Who shall not be a denizen. But if the king grant an office to an alien, ..."

2. Political Dictionary: Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both by Charles Knight (1845)
"denizen, an alien born, who has been constituted an English subject by ... A denizen is ш a kind of middle state between an alien and a natural-bom subject. ..."

3. Borough Customs by Mary Bateson (1904)
"And if inquest be joined between denizen and foreigner, ... of whom balf shall be denizen and the other half foreigners dwelling in the town, ..."

4. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1791)
"denizen. What A& in Law will make a Man a denizen. f I. 1 F an alien friend tomes into England when he is an infant, Sptho.igh and always after for a long ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife, as Respects Property: Partly by John Edward Bright, b, Roper Stote Donnison Roper, Edward Jacob (1849)
"It has been already noticed (b) that the husband, if an alien, will not be entitled to curtesy unless he is naturalized or made a denizen. 38. ..."

6. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, William Draper Lewis (1902)
"And, upon a like defect of hereditary blood, the issue of a denizen, ... And no denizen can be of the privy council, or either house of parliament, ..."

7. Lectures, Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the World's Famous by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"Save for the boatman, I was quite alone — the only denizen of the sylvan paradise where " Ellen " had once reigned supreme. The mountain breeze which broke ..."

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