safe-conduct

NOUN
  1. a document or escort providing safe passage through a region especially in time of war
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How To Use safe-conduct In A Sentence

  • The latter, after his defeat by Bayezid, sought refuge at Rhodes under a safe-conduct from the Grand Master and the General Convent of the Order.
  • It had never occurred to Joanna that Llewelyn would need a safe-conduct to enter into England. HERE BE DRAGONS
  • In exchange for the hostages, the terrorists demanded safe-conduct out of the country.
  • The safe-conduct I gave him is for Chester; there would not be time to issue a new one for Winchester. HERE BE DRAGONS
  • An institution of great protective use, in practice, is the safe-conduct, or _anaya_, a token given to a guest, traveler or prescript, and which protects the bearer as far as the acquaintance of the giver extends: it may be a gun, a stick, a bornouse or a letter. Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 25, April, 1873
  • Without a safe-conduct he set out, with a single companion, for Constance.
  • As I cannot persuade myself that you do not intend to come, I urgently request you to reflect, if you have not already started, that the property of those who incurred outlawry with you is being sold, and if you do not arrive within the term conceded by your safe-conduct -- that is, during this month -- the same will happen to yourself without the possibility of any mitigation. The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
  • You're scared that your safe-conduct token won't get you past the Beast. NEVERWHERE
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