liveryman [liv-uh-ree-muh n, liv-ree-] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural liv·er·y·men.
- an owner of or an employee in a .
- British. a freeman of the City of London, entitled to wear the 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.
- Obsolete. a person in livery, especially a servant.
Origin of liveryman First recorded in 1675–85;+ Usage note See . Examples from the Web for liveryman Historical Examples of liveryman
Ben Wallace was the liveryman who furnished the hay and oats for the circus.
Al. G. Field
Had I known where they lived I could have employed a liveryman to take me to them.
Frances I. Sims Fulton
The information was corroborated by a call upon the liveryman, and they acted upon it.
“That’s just what I’ve been trying to do for myself,” said the liveryman.
Mabel Osgood Wright
This, the liveryman said, was a system of signals that told of their presence.
William Atherton Du Puy
British Dictionary definitions for liveryman liveryman noun plural -men
- British a member of a livery company
- a worker in a livery stable