from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A stable that boards horses and keeps horses and carriages for hire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A stable where horses are kept for hire, and where stabling is provided. See livery, n., 3 (e) (f) & (g).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A stable where horses are kept for hire and vehicles are let.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. stable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire
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While the preachers were showering praises on Chaplain Allensworth, the livery stable people were heaping
The women didn't own the farm's two stallions (they belonged to syndicates) nor any of the mares: Windward Stud was a cross between a livery stable and a maternity ward.
I became a member of a section -- that was in the day of the S.L.P. Then later, when the split came, I joined the local of the S.P. I was working in a livery stable in San Francisco then.
I belonged to a man who keeps a livery stable here in Fairport, and he used to hire me out shooting parties.