livery livery  /ˈlɪ və ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs
  2. (n) the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
  3. (n) the care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay
  4. (adj) suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

Usage(s):

  1. The local livery service had arrived: he carried us around the rock in his burly arms, showed us how to crawl downhill backward and led us to the airstrip.
  2. When the curtain went up, Stage Director Lunt himself pranced out in maroon livery and powdered wig.
  3. In early 1990 Abouhalima leased a taxi medallion, which drivers often need to work in the city's regulated livery industry.

News

  1. Livery Driver Fatally Stabbed With Umbrella

    Police are investigating the death of a livery cab driver who was stabbed in the eye with an umbrella yesterday in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NY1 News

  2. Livery Cab Driver Stabbed in the Eye Dies

    As we've established , being a cab driver, especially in a livery cab with no partition between passengers and driver, can be a very dangerous job. That point was driven home again on Thursday, when a driver was stabbed in the eye and killed in Brooklyn after a dispute with two passengers, a man and a woman, according to police.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  3. Livery cab driver dies after being stabbed in the face, crashing in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) - A livery cab driver was stabbed in the eye by a passenger around 5:30 pm Thursday in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, according to police. Officers initially responded to a car crash, and found the injured driver …
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WPIX 11 New York

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Quotes

  1. At the launch Mallya said: "I am delighted to present before you the livery of the brand new car that will compete in the 2008 FIA Formula One World Championship. Today is a memorable day not only for me as the owner of India's first-ever Formula...
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Vijay Mallya Source: Planet-F1

  2. Kimi Raikkonen said, "I have only seen illustrations of the new livery until now but they do it no justice. It looks fantastic and should create a bit of a stir when we drive it on tracks around the world. If we can make the car as fast as it looks...
    on Feb 10, 2006 By: Kimi Räikkönen Source: GrandPrix

  3. "It has been incredible to see the AT&T Williams livery on AirAsia's plane," Rosberg said. "I'm delighted that the design of my helmet, which I have been racing with all my life, has been used to create a lasting tribute to the team's...
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: Kazuki Nakajima Source: ITV.com

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