Liveryman Liv"er*y*man, n.; pl. {Liverymen}. 1. One who wears a livery, as a servant. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

3. One who keeps a livery stable. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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