Definition of Off-licence

1. Noun. A store that sells alcoholic beverages for consumption elsewhere.

Exact synonyms: Liquor Store, Package Store
Generic synonyms: Shop, Store



Definition of Off-licence

1. Noun. (Ireland British) A shop selling alcohol for consumption only off the premises. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Off-licence

off-duty
off-duty(a)
off-field
off-flow
off-gas
off-gases
off-guard
off-guard(a)
off-hand
off-handed
off-hour
off-key
off-kilter
off-label
off-label use
off-licence (current term)
off-licences
off-limits
off-line
off-line equipment
off-line operation
off-load
off-loaded
off-loading
off-loads
off-message
off-minded
off-model
off-off-Broadway
off-off-off Broadway

Literary usage of Off-licence

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1. Encyclopædia of the Laws of England with Forms and Precedents by the Most by Alexander Wood Renton, Maxwell Anderson Robertson, Frederick Pollock, William Bowstead (1907)
"Any person holding a " dealer's off-licence for the sale of strong beer ... (4) Table-Beer Off-Licence.—Any person may " take out a licence for the sale in ..."

2. Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly by Henry John Stephen, Edward Jenks (1903)
"By section 10 (2) and (3) of that Act, justices have full discretion to refuse any off-licence or renewal of an off-licence, except to persons who held ..."

3. Hazell's Annual edited by Watson and Viney (1915)
"Spirit retailer (off-licence)—From £10 to ^50, according to annual value of ... Wine retailer (off-licence)—£2 ios. to ^10, according to value of premises. ..."

4. Reports of All the Cases Decided by All the Superior Courts Relating to by Edward William Cox, Great BRitain Magistrates' cases (1899)
"[QB DIT. nor the removal of an off licence needs confirmation. JC Earle (Dickens, QC with him) for the holder of the licence, George Coulson Laceby. ..."

5. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1902)
"Licensing law—Transfer—off-licence—Condition o, original grant that if licensee retired, licence should ... An off-licence was granted to the occupier of я ..."

6. Magisterial Cases by Great Britain Courts, Great Britain Court of Criminal Appeal (1907)
"... gone into for the purpose of differentiating the said house both from the "off- licence beerhouse and the Duke of Sussex when it should be rebuilt. 10. ..."

7. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1882)
"The applicant asked for an off-licence, and according to the provisions of the statute such an application can only be refused on one of four grounds ..."

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