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 Dena’rius.Dennis (John), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Den’izen.
 
A made citizen—i.e. an alien who has been naturalised by letters patent. (Old French deinzein; Latin de-intus, from within.)   1
        “A denizen is a kind of middle state, between an alien and a natural-born subject, and partakes of both.”—Blackstone: Cómmentaries, book i. chap. x. p. 374.
 


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