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livery stable

a stable where horses and vehicles are cared for or rented out for pay.
Origin of livery stable
1695-1705 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for livery stable
  • 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

a stable where horses are accommodated and from which they may be hired out
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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