livery men

liveryman

[liv-uh-ree-muhn, liv-ree-]
noun, plural liverymen.
1.
an owner of or an employee in a livery stable.
2.
British. 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 election of Lord Mayor, chamberlain, and other municipal and honorary officers.
3.
Obsolete. a person in livery, especially a servant.

Origin:
1675–85; livery + -man


See -man.
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liveryman (ˈlɪvərɪmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  (Brit) a member of a livery company
2.  a worker in a livery stable

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