liv·​ery·​man | \ ˈli-və-rē-mən How to pronounce liveryman (audio) , ˈliv-rē- \

Definition of liveryman

1 : a freeman of the City of London entitled to wear the livery of the company to which he belongs
2 archaic : a liveried retainer
3 : the keeper of a vehicle-rental service

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First Known Use of liveryman

1616, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Liveryman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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