noun, plural liv·er·ies.
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Origin of livery1
Words nearby livery
Definition for livery (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for livery
Outside the courthouse, they were swarmed by a media mob until they managed to get into a livery cab.Feds Hope to Use Former Underling to Land Hedge-Fund Trader Steven Cohen|Michael Daly|November 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But he had a business card and livery plates, so we piled in and headed out into the storm.
My first visit to Paris and my discovery of the livery fare came to mind.
In Tombstone, Arizona, in 1879, John Montgomery founded the O.K. Corral, Livery and Feed Stable.
Fust time she was in one of Snow's livery buggies, Snow's boy drivin' her.The Woman-Haters|Joseph C. Lincoln
In less than half a minute, the door was opened and a serving-man in livery of yellow stood before him.House of Torment|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
But above the livery a voice spoke, a voice that I knew, a voice that I could hardly believe was speaking to me here.Miss Million's Maid|Bertha Ruck
Have the men-at-arms get into livery, and make a guard of honour for the Governor when he leaves.The Lane That Had No Turning, Complete|Gilbert Parker
The light he carried revealed to him standing outside a lackey in a livery of orange and green, trimmed with silver lace.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for livery (1 of 2)
noun plural -eries
- the stabling, keeping, or hiring out of horses for money
- (as modifier)a livery horse