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Topic: BUSINESS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: livree 'delivery', from livrer 'to deliver', from Latin liberare; LIBERATE

livery

noun
     
liv‧e‧ry plural liveries
1 [uncountable and countable] British EnglishB the colours and designs used by a company on its property and vehicles
2 [uncountable and countable]DC a special uniform worn by servants in past times
3 [uncountable] the business of keeping and taking care of horses, especially in past times:
a livery stable
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