livery stable

livery stable

livery stable ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. 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.

    The Hound From The North

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • “Guess Jim’s turned in at some ranch,” came the word from the livery-stable.

    Peak and Prairie

    Anna Fuller

  • It was an inquiry from the livery-stable for Mr. Stephen Burns.

    Peak and Prairie

    Anna Fuller

  • So had the neat, single brougham, hired from a livery-stable.

    Mary Gray

    Katharine Tynan

  • The livery-stable keeper wants a boy, but he must know all about horses.

    Randy of the River

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • British Dictionary definitions for livery stable livery stable noun

    1. a stable where horses are accommodated and from which they may be hired out

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