follow Dictionary.com

Yours, Etc.: Origins and Uses of 8 Sign-Offs

liveryman

[liv-uh-ree-muh n, liv-ree-] /ˈlɪv ə ri mən, ˈlɪv ri-/
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
1675-1685
1675-85; livery + -man
Usage note
See -man.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for livery men

liveryman

/ˈlɪvərɪmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
(Brit) a member of a livery company
2.
a worker in a livery stable
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for liveryman

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for livery

12
13
Scrabble Words With Friends