A tabard or thin jacket, designed to show a medieval unit's colours in battle. Used to recognise enemy/friendly troops. Would often show the unit Lord/noble's colours.
Liveries would be worn commonly by foot soldiers or Billmen, as they wore padded jacks. Men at arms and knights have been known to wear them, although the armour was often too bulky and would shred the material.

Also the act of hiring out stables to general public.
see above
by Taz June 02, 2004
Top Definition
A vehicle for hire similar to a Taxi. Livery is a type of ground transportation often found at airports. Livery cars must be dispatched to pick up riders a given location, whereas taxi cabs can pick up street hails.
When the livery driver opened the door for me, I thought it might be a trap.
by Jeborah Do December 14, 2010
A bar full of obese women, derived from the word for horse stables for hire.
Wanna go to Northwoods Livestock and Livery?
by redheadbass January 10, 2011
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