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livery stable

noun
1.
a stable where horses and vehicles are cared for or rented out for pay.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
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  • At a local livery stable they rented a two-horse, fringed-top surrey and headed north.
  • Make a toll house, livery stable, and settlers' cabins from cardboard or small boxes.
  • The livery stable across the street supplied riders with fresh horses.
  • According to census records and old directories, he worked at a livery stable and then as a teamster.
British Dictionary definitions for livery stable

livery stable

noun
1.
a stable where horses are accommodated and from which they may be hired out
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