Licit Lic"it (l[i^]s"[i^]t), a. [L. licitus permitted, lawful, from licere: cf. F. licite. See {License}.] Lawful. ``Licit establishments.'' --Carlyle. -- {Lic"it*ly}, adv. -- {Lic"it*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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