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liveried

[ liv-uh-reed, liv-reed ]

adjective

  1. clad in livery, as servants:

    a liveried footman.



liveried

/ ˈlɪvərɪd /

adjective

  1. (esp of servants or footmen) wearing livery


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Other Words From

  • un·liver·ied adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of liveried1

First recorded in 1625–35; livery 1 + -ed 3

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Example Sentences

For the Second Continental Congress, George Washington arrived in a coach drawn by matched horses with liveried outriders.

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Jane wishes that her father kept a carriage, and liveried servants and out-riders.

Several liveried servants entered, and then a sedan chair was borne in by appropriately dressed dogs.

At the bellboy's tap, the door swung open and the liveried servant thrust a cardtray before the Angel.

At that moment one of the liveried servants approached the general with a trayful of filled wine glasses.

They kept their "turn-outs and liveried servants," as we call them now, and made an imposing appearance on public occasions.

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