from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man who is employed in or keeps a livery stable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who works in a livery stable.
- n. Someone who wears livery in the course of their employment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who wears a livery, as a servant.
- n. A freeman of the city, in London, who, having paid certain fees, is entitled to wear the distinguishing dress or livery of the company, guild, or district to which he belongs, and also to enjoy certain other privileges, as the right of voting in an election for the lord mayor, sheriffs, chamberlain, etc.
- n. One who keeps a livery stable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who wears a livery; specifically, a freeman of the City of London, who, having paid certain fees, is entitled to wear the characteristic dress or livery of the company to which he belongs, and also to enjoy certain other privileges, as the right to vote in the election of the lord mayor, sheriffs, chamberlain, etc.
- n. One who keeps a livery-stable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a worker in a livery stable
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"Suppose we call the liveryman up on the 'phone and see what he has to say, and then call up the girls?"
"Take the long hill road up, Thompson, it will be easier on the horses," called the liveryman as the undertaker snapped the door of the hearse and prepared to mount to the driver's seat.
In a “noice clean floy” rented from a Cockney liveryman, Hay and King trotted through green woods, listened to the song of the cuckoo, and inspected ancient churches.
The liveryman patted his bulging pockets and felt about his coat and finally pulled out a palm-size pistol.
They returned somberly, the liveryman looking all the more shamed.
The girl had followed in his steps to say that Jopson, the liveryman, was at the back door and wished to speak to him.
Then people wouldn't be buying the shirts she sewed, and they'd have no need for a liveryman.
Dorrin follows Gerin, wondering what is he doing alone in a strange country in a strange stable with a scarcely friendly liveryman.
An aura of hatred poured from the liveryman, so strong that I could sense it without trying.
I thwacked him on the shoulder, careful not to touch the welt raised by the liveryman.