Definition of Licenser

1. Noun. An official who can issue a license or give authoritative permission (especially one who licenses publications).

Generic synonyms: Functionary, Official
Derivative terms: License



Definition of Licenser

1. n. One who gives a license; as, a licenser of the press.

Definition of Licenser

1. Noun. (alternative form of licensor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Licenser

1. one that licenses [n -S] - See also: licenses

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Licenser

licencing
licensable
license
license fee
license number
license plate
license plates
license tax
license to print money
licensed
licensed game
licensed practical nurse
licensed vocational nurse
licensee
licensees
licenser (current term)
licensers
licenses
licensing
licensing agreement
licensing fee
licensize
licensor
licensors
licensure
licensures
licente
licentiate
licentiates

Literary usage of Licenser

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"Dramatic Author discovered seated with the licenser of flays. licenser. ... (Dramatic Author wonders whether the licenser had intended to direct the choice ..."

2. Anecdote Lives of Wits and Humourists by John Timbs (1872)
"George IV., with whom Colman was an especial favourite, to relieve him in his difficulties, gave him the office of licenser and Examiner of Plays, ..."

3. The Life of John Milton by Charles Symmons (1822)
"That egregious insult on freedom and the community, a licenser of the press, was certainly continued throughout the whole duration of their power: though in ..."

4. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"... above collation gave rise to the conjecture that the licenser liad curtailed this work of its ' fair proportion,' but on comparing the printed book with ..."

5. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1835)
"The royal licenser expunged several passages from Milton's history, in which Milton had painted the superstition, the pride, and the cunning of the Saxon ..."

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