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Livery vs. Clothing

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Liverynoun

Any distinctive identifying uniform worn by a group, such as the uniform worn by chauffeurs and male servants.

Clothingnoun

Any of a wide variety of articles, usually made of fabrics, animal hair, animal skin, or some combination thereof, used to cover the human body for warmth, to preserve modesty, or for fashion.

Liverynoun

The whole body of liverymen, members of livery companies.

Clothingnoun

An act or instance of putting clothes on.

‘The clothing and unclothing of the idols was of special significance.’;

Liverynoun

The paint scheme of a vehicle or fleet of vehicles.

‘The airline's new livery received a mixed reaction from the press.’;

Clothingnoun

(obsolete) The art or process of making cloth.

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Liverynoun

(US) A taxicab or limousine.

Clothingnoun

A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

Liverynoun

(legal) The delivery of property from one owner to the next.

Clothingnoun

Garments in general; clothes; dress; raiment; covering.

‘From others he shall stand in need of nothing,Yet on his brothers shall depend for clothing.’; ‘As for me, . . . my clothing was sackloth.’;

Liverynoun

(legal) The writ by which property is obtained.

Clothingnoun

The art of process of making cloth.

‘Instructing [refugees] in the art of clothing.’;

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Liverynoun

(historical) The rental of horses or carriages; the rental of canoes; the care and/or boarding of horses for money.

Clothingnoun

A covering of non-conducting material on the outside of a boiler, or steam chamber, to prevent radiation of heat.

Liverynoun

(historical) A stable that keeps horses or carriages for rental.

Clothingnoun

See Card clothing, under 3d Card.

Liverynoun

An allowance of food; a ration, as given out to a family, to servants, to horses, etc.

Clothingnoun

a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

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Liverynoun

Release from wardship; deliverance.

Clothing

Clothing (also known as clothes, apparel, and attire) are items worn on the body. Typically, clothing is made of fabrics or textiles, but over time it has included garments made from animal skin and other thin sheets of materials and natural products found in the environment, put together.

Liverynoun

A low grade of wool.

Liverynoun

Outward markings, fittings or appearance

Liveryverb

(archaic) To clothe.

‘He liveried his servants in the most modest of clothing.’;

Liveryadjective

Like liver.

Liveryadjective

Queasy, liverish.

Liverynoun

The act of delivering possession of lands or tenements.

Liverynoun

Release from wardship; deliverance.

‘It concerned them first to sue out their livery from the unjust wardship of his encroaching prerogative.’;

Liverynoun

That which is delivered out statedly or formally, as clothing, food, etc.

‘A Haberdasher and a Carpenter,A Webbe, a Dyer, and a Tapicer,And they were clothed all in one liveryOf a solempne and a gret fraternite.’; ‘From the periodical deliveries of these characteristic articles of servile costume (blue coats) came our word livery.’;

Liverynoun

Hence, any characteristic dress or outward appearance.

‘Now came still evening on, and twilight grayHad in her sober livery all things clad.’;

Liverynoun

A low grade of wool.

Liverynoun

An allowance of food statedly given out; a ration, as to a family, to servants, to horses, etc.

‘The emperor's officers every night went through the town from house to house whereat any English gentleman did repast or lodge, and served their liveries for all night: first, the officers brought into the house a cast of fine manchet [white bread], and of silver two great pots, and white wine, and sugar.’;

Liverynoun

The feeding, stabling, and care of horses for compensation; boarding; as, to keep one's horses at livery.

‘What livery is, we by common use in England know well enough, namely, that is, allowance of horse meat, as to keep horses at livery, the which word, I guess, is derived of livering or delivering forth their nightly food.’; ‘It need hardly be observed that the explanation of livery which Spenser offers is perfectly correct, but . . . it is no longer applied to the ration or stated portion of food delivered at stated periods.’;

Liverynoun

The keeping of horses in readiness to be hired temporarily for riding or driving; the state of being so kept; also, the place where horses are so kept, also called a livery stable.

‘Pegasus does not stand at livery even at the largest establishment in Moorfields.’;

Liveryverb

To clothe in, or as in, livery.

Liverynoun

uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs

Liverynoun

the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another

Liverynoun

the care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay

Liveryadjective

suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

Livery

A livery is a uniform, insignia or symbol adorning, in a non-military context, a person, an object or a vehicle that denotes a relationship between the wearer of the livery and an individual or corporate body. Often, elements of the heraldry relating to the individual or corporate body feature in the livery.

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