livraison noun

  1. rare one of the numbers of a book published in parts

Word Origin for livraison literally: delivery (of goods) Examples from the Web for livraison Historical Examples of livraison

  • They are chiefly Encyclopdies, from the 23rd to the 30th livraison.

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson

    Thomas Jefferson

  • The sixth livraison of the Tuileries papers has just appeared.

    Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris

    Henry Labouchre

  • To ask for half a livraison, he said, was like ordering half a mutton-chop or half a lemonade.

    Old and New Paris, v. 1

    Henry Sutherland Edwards

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