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franchise
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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a right granted by one organization to another — most frequently the right of a small company to do business under the brand name and systems of a larger company (as when a local McDonalds restaurant is owned by an individual rather than the McDonalds Corporation)
  • For the bourgeois of Paris were aware that it is not sufficient to pray in every conjuncture, and to plead for the franchises of the city, and they had always in reserve, in the garret of the town hall, a few good rusty arquebuses.
    1.2.2 — Vol 1 Bk 2 Chpt 2 — The Place de Greve (57% in)

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