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season ticket

noun
1.
a ticket for a specified series or number of events or valid for unlimited use during a specified time, often sold at a reduced rate, for athletic events, concerts, transportation, etc.
Origin of season ticket
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Let us write a model letter for the use of season-ticket holders who have mislaid their tickets.

  • In the morning he filled in the form for his season-ticket and took it to the station.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • I'd better do what I done afore—put a 'arf-crown in and 'ave a season-ticket.

  • He had the season-ticket, which had cost such bitterness, in his waistcoat pocket.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Druids performed their religious rites in groves, and knew nothing of church mortgages and the season-ticket system of pew rents.

    The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
  • He had the season-ticket, which had cost such bitterness, in his waistcoat-pocket.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence
  • Teddy handed her into the second-class compartment her season-ticket warranted, and declared she was "simply splendid."

    Ann Veronica H. G. Wells
  • There are moments when speed alone can save love's season-ticket holder.

    The Man Upstairs P. G. Wodehouse
  • She had just given him a five-pound note to pay for his quarterly season-ticket on the railway.

    Aliens William McFee
  • His trouble with his season-ticket and his bigger trouble that put him in gaol were very much on a par.

    Aliens William McFee
British Dictionary definitions for season-ticket

season ticket

noun
1.
a ticket for a series of events, number of journeys, etc, within a limited time, usually obtained at a reduced rate
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