[liv-uh-ree-muh n, liv-ree-]
- an owner of or an employee in a livery stable.
- British. a freeman of the City of London, entitled to wear the livery of the ancient guild or city district to which he belongs and to vote in the election of Lord Mayor, chamberlain, and other municipal and honorary officers.
- Obsolete. a person in livery, especially a servant.
Origin of liveryman
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Examples from the Web for liveryman
Ben Wallace was the liveryman who furnished the hay and oats for the circus.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
Had I known where they lived I could have employed a liveryman to take me to them.To and Through Nebraska
Frances I. Sims Fulton
The information was corroborated by a call upon the liveryman, and they acted upon it.Alone
"That's just what I've been trying to do for myself," said the liveryman.Poppea of the Post-Office
Mabel Osgood Wright
This, the liveryman said, was a system of signals that told of their presence.Uncle Sam Detective
William Atherton Du Puy
- British a member of a livery company
- a worker in a livery stable
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