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  • n. Plural form of liveryman.


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  • From a lanyard around his neck dangled a whistle, which he intermittently blew to catch the attention of idling liverymen.


  • ‘It is wonderful to think that all the force of government was required to prevent Wilkes from being chosen the chief magistrate of London, though the liverymen knew he would rob their shops, knew he would debauch their daughters.’

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • The master of hounds has no aldermen, no common council, no liverymen.

    Hunting Sketches

  • He rode to -- he rode around town in a coach drawn by several -- four horses and had liverymen.

    The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory & the American Revolution

  • Some de liverymen were just up there moving in a bunch of baby furniture.

    Mystery Dad

  • There the creatures rested and enjoyed the fresh meat that the palace liverymen hastily had butchered and carted over to them.

    The Kinslayer Wars

  • This result seems to have satisfied no one, and a scrutiny was asked for in order that the poll books might be compared with the lists of liverymen of the several companies.

    London and the Kingdom - Volume II

  • Proceedings were subsequently taken against Quiney for keeping persons that were liverymen out of the

    London and the Kingdom - Volume II

  • In supplying aldermen with carriages, mostly for funerals, two liverymen earned $50,000 in a few days.

    A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3

  • They had a pack of brawling fellows in their pay who were more troublesome to me now than formerly, when they did not dare to appear before the numerous retinue of gentlemen and liverymen that accompanied me, for as I had not yet had the hat, I was obliged, wherever I went, to go incognito, according to the rules of the ceremonial.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete


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