• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Charterer One who charters; esp. one who hires a ship for a voyage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On June 26th, 1945, the charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco. (The text of the charter was in five languages: Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.)
    • n charterer One who charters; particularly, in com., one who hires a ship by charter-party.
    • n charterer A freeholder. [Prov. Eng. (Cheshire).]
    • n charterer A freeman of a chartered borough.
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  • Walter Lippmann
    “No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people.”
  • Godfrey Bradman
    Godfrey Bradman
    “I wake up every morning and thank God I?m not a chartered accountant any longer, but involved with property.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
    “One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit.”
  • William Pitt
    William Pitt
    “The press is like the air, a chartered libertine.”


In literature:

Your road is a chartered common carrier.
"A Captain in the Ranks" by George Cary Eggleston
The charter did not provide for the appointment of a Governor.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Walter Clifford is named in the first great charter of Henry III.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
The charter meant, in a word, the establishment of pure feudalism over a vast region in America.
"The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay" by Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
In 1835 the Erie and Ontario Railroad was chartered, and in 1839 the line was opened from Queenston to Chippawa.
"The Railway Builders" by Oscar D. Skelton
They might have emancipation by charter or by the grant of the king or the church, but they were never free.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
The great chartered companies monopolized the profitable resources.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
We've got a good basis, too, in our charter.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
It was incorporated in 1851 as Chattanooga, and received a city charter in 1866.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Meanwhile, Carl had chartered him a plane.
"Martyr" by Alan Edward Nourse

In poetry:

Hating king and monk,
The classes and the mass,
We chartered an old junk
"False Nightmare" by Allen Tate
We had no arms; as friends we came, As brothers evermore,
To rally round one sacred name,
The charter of our power and fame!
We never dreamed of guilt and shame, In Baltimore.
"Through Baltimore" by James Bayard Taylor
Time was when I'd not have bartered
Of her little pen a dip
For a peerage duly gartered -
For a peerage starred and gartered -
With a palace-office chartered,
Or a Secretaryship.
"Tempora Mutantur" by William Schwenck Gilbert
I thank you Doron, and will think on you;
I love you Doron, and will wink on you,
I seal your charter patent with my thumbs:
Come, kiss and part, for fear my mother comes.
"Menaphon: Doron's Eclogue" by Robert Greene
What asks the Old Dominion? If now her sons have proved
False to their fathers' memory, false to the faith they loved;
If she can scoff at Freedom, and its great charter spurn,
Must we of Massachusetts from truth and duty turn?
"Massachusetts To Virginia" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Even so we leave behind, As, charter'd by some unknown Powers
We stem across the sea of life by night The joys which were not for our use design'd;--
The friends to whom we had no natural right,
The homes that were not destined to be ours.
"Human Life" by Matthew Arnold

In news:

Charter column relied on scare tactics.
A consultant's report ordered by Mayor Vincent C Gray says that the District should close or quickly improve 38 regular public schools and send many of their students to a new crop of charter schools.
State of New York rejects plan to have charter and traditional school share space.
From The New York Daily News: The state of New York has overturned a deal that called for Public School 9 in Brooklyn to give up room to Brooklyn East Collegiate Charter School.
As a result of its investigation into a post-game brawl Oct 18, the Minnesota State High School League has disqualified the Brooklyn Park charter school Prairie Seeds Academy from the State Class A Boys' Soccer Tournament.
Notable deaths in arts, A to M. Supreme Court nominee Richard Wagner sees Charter as evolving document .
Tidioute Community Charter School's first victory of the season was one to remember.
Delta Zeta sorority charter officially joins Greek Row at University of.
Sales are off for everyone from seafood processors to charter boat operators.
Public education honchos gather in anti-charter schools camp.
View full size David Spencer / The State Journal-Register, via AP First responders work at the scene of a charter bus crash on Interstate 55 near Litchfield, Ill.
At least 9 dead after Oregon charter fishing boat capsizes.
A large wave flipped over a charter fishing boat carrying 19 people off the northern Oregon coast Saturday, killing at least nine, the Coast Guard said.
Dick Vincent, Charter Fishing-Boat Captain, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

In science:

There is a good reason to believe that the resulting localization scenario falls into the already existing classification of the d-wave universality classes chartered in Refs.[24,25].
Planar Dirac fermions in long-range-correlated random vector potential
Clickstream data, such as (web) access logs, are invaluable for monitoring, capturing, and chartering a user’s interaction with a system, also called ‘footprints’ [116] (e.g., actions during web browsing, links followed, or amount of time spent on each product page).
A Connection-Centric Survey of Recommender Systems Research
Department of Information Technology, Board of Studies, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (Set up by an Act of Parliament) New Delhi.
Software Security Rules, SDLC Perspective
More specifically, compliance with the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (concerning human dignity, freedom, equality, solidarity, citizens’ rights and justice) and Article 8 of the European Human Rights Convention.
Use of spreadsheets within Maritime is more widespread as they are used for data storage, data manipulation, the calculation and conversion of charter rates and tonne-mile costs. There is widespread use in the preparation of accounts and financial forecasts.
The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London