Definition of Livery company

1. Noun. One of the chartered companies of London originating with the craft guilds.

Generic synonyms: Company



Definition of Livery company

1. Noun. a guild of the City of London, some now incorporated and taking part in the local government of that place. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Livery Company

liverishnesses
liverleaf
liverleafs
liverleaves
liverless
liverlike
livermorium
livers
liversidgeite
liverwort
liverworts
liverwurst
liverwursts
livery
livery companies
livery company (current term)
livery driver
livery stable
liverying
liveryman
liverymen
lives
lives down
lives up
livescan
livescanned
livescanning
livescans
livest
livestock

Literary usage of Livery company

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1. The Gilds and Companies of London by George Unwin (1908)
"CHAPTER XI THE INCORPORATED livery company WE are now better able to appreciate the significance of the inquiry instituted in 1389 into the constitution and ..."

2. The Political Magazine and Parliamentary, Naval, Military, and Literary Journal (1780)
"... incumbent upon a livery company ; and prayed that they might have a Livery granted them under fuch regulations as to that Court (hould faem meet. ..."

3. Historical Memoranda, Charters, Documents, and Extracts, from the Records of by Coopers Company (London, England), James Francis Firth (1848)
"... Company of Coopers was made a livery company, save that it appears to me that the same must have been a livery company time out of mind, their by-laws, ..."

4. The Worshipful Company of Needlemakers of the City of London: With a List of by London (England) Needlemakers company (1876)
"Seldom has a public man been greeted with more enthusiastic expressions of respect by a livery company ; seldom has a livery company succeeded in gathering ..."

5. Leading Cases of the Court of Civil Appeals of the State of Tennessee: With by Jos C Higgins, Tennessee Court of Civil Appeals, Court of Civil Appeals, Tennessee (1918)
"White. end of Jo Johnston Avenue street car line, to the point where its said track was submerged, and that said livery company would carry back and forth ..."

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