Origin of livery1
Words nearby livery
Other definitions for livery (2 of 2)
How to use livery in a sentence
Here, the tender cushion, delicate crunch, livery flourish and tart fruit make some magic in the mouth.A Potomac view meets polished cooking at Ada’s on the River in Alexandria|Tom Sietsema|March 26, 2021|Washington Post
After all, there are no company logos or a corporate livery when people are working from their bedroom or dining room.Businesses grapple to maintain company culture for their distributed workforces|Jessica Davies|March 2, 2021|Digiday
Some popular professional groups that instituted the use of work uniforms include postmen, miners, and livery servants.
For thirty bucks, you could have had a whole livery stable.
The two allegedly hailed a black livery cab and rode to near where the body was later found.
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.
A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
He went blindly down the street, turned at the corner and sought a quiet place, a livery barn.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Her gentle summons was answered by a tall powdered footman in blue and silver livery.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
Sir William was arrested at Berwick, with 360 squires in his livery (says Barbour), to say nothing of 'joly' knights.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
To manure made in livery stables a different rule applies and the tenant can remove it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for livery (1 of 2)
- the stabling, keeping, or hiring out of horses for money
- (as modifier)a livery horse