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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay; The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another; Uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs.

Usage examples (34)
  • From their Park Slope home they called the livery cab.
  • Servants in livery hurried about attending the arrival of guests.
  • Except at public functions, the last time I saw a footman in livery was in 1921.
  • Nor are you driven by a coachman clothed in German livery, but by a man bearded and mittened. for more
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