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Etymology

From Anglo-Norman livere, from Old French livrée.

Noun

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Singular
livery

Plural
liveries

livery (liveries)
  1. Any distinctive uniform worn by a group, such as the uniform worn by chauffeurs and male servants.
    • By wearing livery, the brewers publicly expressed guild association and solidarity; - J. M. Bennett
  2. (archaic) the rental of horses and/or carriages; the rental of canoes; the care and/or boarding of horses for money.
  3. (law) The delivery of property from one owner to the next.
  4. The paint scheme of a vehicle or fleet of vehicles.
    The airline's new livery received a mixed reaction from the press.
  5. (US) A taxicab or limousine.

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Verb

Infinitive
to livery

Third person singular
liveries

Simple past
liveried

Past participle
-

Present participle
liverying

to livery (third-person singular simple present liveries, present participle liverying, simple past and past participle liveried)
  1. (archaic) To clothe in.
    He liveried his servents in the most modest of clothing

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