(Latin, he may go out). Permission granted by a bishop
to a priest to leave his diocese. In the universities, it is permission
to a student to leave college before end of term. Sometimes permission
is granted to leave college after the gates are closed.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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