Definition of liveryman in English:


Line breaks: liv¦ery|man
Pronunciation: /ˈlɪv(ə)rɪmən

noun (plural liverymen)

1(In the UK) a member of a livery company.
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  • She played an active part in many medical societies, including the Chelsea Clinical Society of which she was president, and she was a liveryman of the Society of Apothecaries.
  • He was a liveryman of the Society of Apothecaries of London.
  • John was an examiner for the MRCGP and the Society of Apothecaries, where he was a liveryman.
2An owner of or attendant in a livery stable.
More example sentences
  • The remedy lies with the liverymen, who should refuse carriages for such purposes from purely benevolent considerations as well as economic ones, for who would hire a carriage with knowledge of such recent use?
  • If A, being a liveryman, keeps his horse standing idle in the stable, and B, against his wish or without his knowledge, rides or drives it out, it is no answer to A for B to say: ‘Against what loss do you want to be restored?’

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