Livery stable
Livery stable Liv"er*y sta`ble . A stable where horses are kept for hire, and where stabling is provided. See {Livery}, n., 3 (e) (f) & (g) . [1913 Webster]

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  • livery stable — Livery Liv er*y, n.; pl. {Liveries}. [OE. livere, F. livr[ e]e, formerly, a gift of clothes made by the master to his servants, prop., a thing delivered, fr. livrer to deliver, L. liberare to set free, in LL., to deliver up. See {Liberate}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • livery stable — n. a stable where horses and carriages can be had for hire, or where horses are kept for a fixed charge …   English World dictionary

  • livery stable — livery ,stable noun count a place where owners pay to have their horses cared for or where horses can be rented …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Livery stable — A livery stable has come to mean a place where horse owners keep their horses in return for a fee. Levels of provision and service at a livery stable or livery yard vary greatly, as do the fees. The service is broadly broken down into the… …   Wikipedia

  • livery stable — noun stable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑stable, ↑stalls, ↑horse barn * * * ˈlivery stable f10 [livery stable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • livery stable — /ˈlɪvəri steɪbəl/ (say livuhree staybuhl) noun a stable where horses and vehicles are cared for or let out for hire: *She was a good horsewoman, and he could always be sure of her company by hiring good horses, the best of the local livery stable …   Australian English dictionary

  • livery stable — stable for boarding and taking care of horses for pay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • livery stable — (also livery yard) noun a stable where horses are kept at livery or let out for hire …   English new terms dictionary

  • livery stable — noun Date: 1705 a stable where horses and vehicles are kept for hire and where stabling is provided called also livery barn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • livery stable — A building in which either horses or vehicles are kept or let for hire. Elliott v Hodgson, 133 Ga 209, 65 SE 405. A place where horses are kept or boarded for compensation. See livery …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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