liveryman
noun Date: 1682 1. a freeman of the City of London entitled to wear the livery of the company to which he belongs 2. archaic a liveried retainer 3. the keeper of a vehicle-rental service

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • liveryman — [liv′ər ēmən] n. pl. liverymen [liv′ər ēmən] 1. Obs. a liveried servant 2. a member of a livery company 3. a person who owns or works in a livery stable …   English World dictionary

  • Liveryman — In Livery Companies within the City of London, a liveryman is a full member of the Company.Livery Company members fall into two categories: freemen and liverymen . One may join as a freeman, and acquire the Freedom of the Company , upon… …   Wikipedia

  • liveryman — /liv euh ree meuhn, liv ree /, n., pl. liverymen. 1. an owner of or an employee in a livery stable. 2. Brit. a freeman of the City of London, entitled to wear the livery of the ancient guild or city district to which he belongs and to vote in the …   Universalium

  • liveryman — noun a) Someone who works in a livery stable. b) Someone who wears livery in the course of their employment …   Wiktionary

  • Liveryman — A member of a trade *guild or *mistery. Liverymen tended to be the more successful members of their guild; indeed they were members of an inner circle within the guild, often formally associated. Cf. Livery in seisin …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • liveryman — liv·er·y·man || lɪvrɪmÉ™n n. one who owns or works in a livery stable; freeman of the City of London who has the right to wear the livery of the guild or city district to which he belongs (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • liveryman — noun (plural liverymen) (in the UK) a member of a livery company …   English new terms dictionary

  • liveryman — noun plural liverymen, (C) someone who works in a livery company …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • liveryman — livery·man …   English syllables

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