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Charter

noun

1) A written evidence in due form of things done or granted, contracts made, etc., between man and man; a deed, or conveyance.

2) An instrument in writing, from the sovereign power of a state or country, executed in due form, bestowing rights, franchises, or privileges.

3) An act of a legislative body creating a municipal or other corporation and defining its powers and privileges. Also, an instrument in writing from the constituted authorities of an order or society (as the Freemasons), creating a lodge and defining its powers.

4) A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.

5) The letting or hiring a vessel by special contract, or the contract or instrument whereby a vessel is hired or let; as, a ship is offered for sale or charter. See Charter party, below.

v. t.

1) To establish by charter.

2) To hire or let by charter, as a ship. See Charter party, under Charter, n.

Example Sentences for

Charter

1) Rutherglen remains the oldest royal burgh in Scotland , having received the status of Royal Burgh in 1126 by Royal Charter from King David I of Scotland who ruled from 1124 to 1153
2) He had also cabled his bankers for funds, and the enforced wait of a month, under which both chafed, was due to their inability to Charter a vessel for the return to Tarzan’s jungle after the treasure.
3) 1945 - The United Nations Charter is signed
4) April 5 -- Founding Charter of the British Museum
5) Chauvelin, on the other hand, would post to Dover, Charter a vessel there, and undoubtedly reach Calais much about the same time.
6) Established in 1945 by the UN Charter , the Court began work in 1946 as the successor to the Permanent Court of International Justice
7) The cathedral has the name of Ecclesia Christi Cathedralis Oxoniensis , given to it by King Henry VIIIs foundation Charter
8) Those who violated the Charter were labeled pirates as early as 1603
9) The Royal College of Physicians of London was founded in 1518 as the College of Physicians -LRB- it acquired the `` Royal ' prefix in 1674 -RRB- by royal Charter of King Henry VIII in 1518 - the first medical institution in England to receive a royal Charter
10) According to a Charter of 1170 , the new burgh was built to the west of the Cathedral precinct , along Castle Street and possibly as far as what is now known as North Street
11) The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School , also known as PA Cyber , is a public virtual Charter school based out of Midland , Pennsylvania
12) Pitt evolved into the Western University of Pennsylvania with an alteration to its Charter in 1819 , and upon relocating to its current campus in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh in 1908 , the school received its current moniker , the University of Pittsburgh
13) The town was granted a Royal Charter in 1450 , making the Town of Strathaven a burgh of barony
14) Minority language : European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
15) Inverbervie appears in written history at least as far back as the 12th century AD ; in a document relating to Arbroath Abbey , Simon of Inverbervie is noted as having witnessed a Charter transferring the lands of Balfeith to the Abbey
16) On 15 August 1327 it received its town Charter from Louis II , Bishop of Münster
17) He had also cabled his bankers for funds, and the enforced wait of a month, under which both chafed, was due to their inability to Charter a vessel for the return to Tarzan’s jungle after the treasure.
18) July - Columbia University founded as Kings College by royal Charter of King George II of England
19) 1214 - University of Oxford receives its Charter
20) As one of the few access points to the ocean along this stretch of coast , Oregon Inlet is a major departure point for Charter fishing trips , with a nearby harbor serving as the base for many large boats that travel miles out towards the Gulf Stream almost every day
21) We shall go on together to the nearest settlement, and there we will Charter a boat and sail back down the coast for the treasure and so transport it easily.
22) YES Prep Public Schools , a network of public , open-enrollment Charter schools located in Houston , Texas , USA
23) We’ll Charter a schooner at Dover and cross over during the night.
24) The team began play in 1946 as a Charter member of the All-America Football Conference -LRB- AAFC -RRB- and joined the NFL in 1950 after the AAFC folded
25) In 1222 , Cordes received its Charter to become a `` bastide ' -LRB- fortified town -RRB- from the Count of Toulouse
26) January 1 -- The BBCs Royal Charter expires
27) It was originally created as the College of Physicians by royal Charter of King Henry VIII in 1518
28) The Royal College of Physicians of London was the first medical group in England to receive a Royal Charter
29) We shall go on together to the nearest settlement, and there we will Charter a boat and sail back down the coast for the treasure and so transport it easily.
30) King Henry I proclaims the Charter of Liberties , one of the first examples of a constitution