Definitions

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  • adj. Not dressed in, or supplied with, a livery.

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  • adj. not wearing livery

Etymologies

un- +‎ liveried (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A half-hour later Philip was outside with the Duke, walking slowly through the court-yard to an open gateway, where waited a carriage with unliveried coachman and outriders.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • On reaching the apartment of the astrologer the four disguised courtiers remained respectfully upon the threshold, while their unliveried representatives advanced to the middle of the room; and courteously saluting their host, informed him that they had been induced by his great renown to solicit a display of his skill, and to claim from him a knowledge of their future fortunes.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • He went back to Coombe House and when he crossed the threshold he confronted the elderly unliveried man who had stood at his place for years -- and the usually unperturbed face was agitated so nearly to panic that he stopped and addressed him.

    Robin

  • Aboo-Obeidah of his eulogy, and suffered himself, without an attendant, to be ferried across to Roumeli-Hissar; when he there took an humble wherry of two oars, and bade the unliveried Greeks who served them pull for Therapia, it was to see again the woman who was taking his fancy into possession, not Constantine and his court bizarre in splendor and habitude.

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • As for you, unblushing parasite, uncrowned king of unliveried servants, leave your real character at home, let your digestion keep pace with your host's laugh when he laughs, mingle your tears with his, and find his epigrams amusing; if you want to relieve your mind about him, wait till he is ruined.

    The Magic Skin

  • The car is unliveried but everyone out on the street knows perfectly well it's the police.

    Manchester Evening News - RSS Feed

  • As for you, unblushing parasite, uncrowned king of unliveried servants, leave your real character at home, let your digestion keep pace with your host’s laugh when he laughs, mingle your tears with his, and find his epigrams amusing; if you want to relieve your mind about him, wait till he is ruined.

    The Magic Skin

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