Deliveries
Delivery De*liv"er*y, n.; pl. {Deliveries}. 1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon. [1913 Webster]

2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters. [1913 Webster]

3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery. [1913 Webster]

4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes. [1913 Webster]

5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs. [1913 Webster]

Neater limbs and freer delivery. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]

6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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