1. In England, an alien who is made a subject by the kings letters patent, holding a middle state between an alien and a natural born subject. He may take land by purchase or devise, which an alien cannot; but he cannot take by inheritance.
2. A stranger admitted to residence and certain rights in a foreign country.
Natives, or denizens, of blest abodes.
3. A citizen.
DENIZEN, verb transitive To make a denizen; to admit to residence with certain rights and privileges; to infranchise.