livery stable ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a stable where horses and vehicles are cared for or rented out for pay.
Origin of livery stable First recorded in 1695–1705 Examples from the Web for livery stable Historical Examples of livery stable
Outside the front door the livery-stable man was holding the horses.
“Guess Jim’s turned in at some ranch,” came the word from the livery-stable.
It was an inquiry from the livery-stable for Mr. Stephen Burns.
So had the neat, single brougham, hired from a livery-stable.
The livery-stable keeper wants a boy, but he must know all about horses.
Horatio Alger Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for livery stable livery stable noun
- a stable where horses are accommodated and from which they may be hired out