(Liv"er*y), v. t. To clothe in, or as in, livery. Shak.
(Liv"er*y*man) n.; pl. Liverymen
1. One who wears a livery, as a servant.
2. A freeman of the city, in London, who, having paid certain fees, is entitled to wear the distinguishing
dress or livery of the company to which he belongs, and also to enjoy certain other privileges, as the
right of voting in an election for the lord mayor, sheriffs, chamberlain, etc.
3. One who keeps a livery stable.
(Liv"er*y sta`ble) A stable where horses are kept for hire, and where stabling is provided.
See Livery, n., 3 (e) (f) & (g).
(Lives) n.; pl. of Life.
(Lives) a. & adv. [Orig. a genitive sing. of life.] Alive; living; with life. [Obs.] " Any lives creature."
(Liv"id) a. [L. lividus, from livere to be of a blush color, to be black and blue: cf. F. livide.] Black
and blue; grayish blue; of a lead color; discolored, as flesh by contusion. Cowper.
There followed no carbuncles, no purple or livid spots, the mass of the blood not being tainted.Bacon.
(Li*vid"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. lividité.] The state or quality of being livid.
(Liv"id*ness) n. Lividity. Walpole.
(Liv"ing) a. [From Live, v. i.]
1. Being alive; having life; as, a living creature.
2. Active; lively; vigorous; said esp. of states of the mind, and sometimes of abstract things; as, a living
faith; a living principle. " Living hope. " Wyclif.
3. Issuing continually from the earth; running; flowing; as, a living spring; opposed to stagnant.
4. Producing life, action, animation, or vigor; quickening. "Living light." Shak.
5. Ignited; glowing with heat; burning; live.
Then on the living coals wine they pour.Dryden. Living force. See Vis viva, under Vis. Living gale (Naut.), a heavy gale. Living rock or
stone, rock in its native or original state or location; rock not quarried. " I now found myself on a rude
and narrow stairway, the steps of which were cut out of the living rock." Moore. The living, those
who are alive, or one who is alive.