liveryman

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liv·er·y·man

 (lĭv′ə-rē-mən, lĭv′rē-)
n.
A man who is employed in or keeps a livery stable.

liveryman

(ˈlɪvərɪmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Professions) Brit a member of a livery company
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a worker in a livery stable
3. (Professions) a worker in a livery stable

liv•er•y•man

(ˈlɪv ə ri mən, ˈlɪv ri-)

n., pl. -men.
1. an owner of or an employee in a livery stable.
2. a member of a livery company.
3. Obs. a person in livery, esp. a servant.
[1675–85]
usage: See -man.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liveryman - a worker in a livery stable
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
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She said: "The aim of the appeal was to reach out not only to Liverymen for financial support but also to the wider community in Wales to invite additional support from welsh business circles, foundations and other organisations interested in promoting education in Wales."
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(25) The most prominent and wealthy freemen were known as liverymen. (26) By the early 1680s there were approximately 8,000 liverymen residing in the City.
Whereas the feast for apprentices seems to welcome all, the banquet that follows is reserved exclusively to the liverymen of the Shoemakers Company, who are privileged to "wait upon the trencher of my sovereign" in their ceremonial "satin hoods" (20.5-6).
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Tittler, an authority on early English towns, is a qualified interpreter of the various aldermen, mayors, and liverymen within his study.
The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales provides a social network for its members (Liverymen) throughout the Principality and in recent years has extended its programme of events to include branches in North Wales and in London.
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Most notable are Jane Short and Fred Rich, both Liverymen of the Goldsmiths' Company, together with Phil Barnes, Vladimir Bohm and Stephen Bottomley.
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GAZETTE & COUNTRY J., May 24, 1768 (publishing a letter from Wilkes that read: "[s]ince the exertion of my firmness in an important moment, no minister has once dared to issue a general warrant against your persons, or sign an order for the seizure of your papers, and I trust that such despotism will never be again exerted over the free subjects of this country."); To the Worthy Liverymen of the City of London, VA.
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