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dispensation (2 cf. DISPENSE 4)
1. licence granted by ecclesiastical authority to do what is forbidden or omit what is enjoined by ecclesiastical law or by any solemn obligation LLL. II. i. 87 “seek a for his oath,” 1H6 V. iii. 86 “a dispensation may be had.”
2. “makes with,” sets aside Lucr. 248 (cf. next word 3).
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