Associations to the word «Livery»


LIVERY, noun. Any distinctive identifying uniform worn by a group, such as the uniform worn by chauffeurs and male servants.
LIVERY, noun. The paint scheme of a vehicle or fleet of vehicles.
LIVERY, noun. (US) A taxicab or limousine.
LIVERY, noun. (legal) The delivery of property from one owner to the next.
LIVERY, noun. (legal) The writ by which property is obtained.
LIVERY, noun. (historical) The rental of horses or carriages; the rental of canoes; the care and/or boarding of horses for money.
LIVERY, noun. (historical) A stable that keeps horses or carriages for rental.
LIVERY, noun. An allowance of food; a ration, as given out to a family, to servants, to horses, etc.
LIVERY, noun. Release from wardship; deliverance.
LIVERY, noun. A low grade of wool.
LIVERY, verb. (archaic) To clothe.
LIVERY COMPANIES, noun. Plural of livery company
LIVERY COMPANY, noun. A guild of the City of London, some now incorporated and taking part in the local government of that place.

Dictionary definition

LIVERY, noun. Uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs.
LIVERY, noun. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another.
LIVERY, noun. The care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay.
LIVERY, adjective. Suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress.

Wise words

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