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livery

an ancient method of conveying freehold land.

LIVERY, Engl. law. 1. The delivery of possession of lands to those tenants who hold of the king in capite, or knight's service. 2. Livery was also the name of a writ which lay for the heir of age, to obtain the possession of seisin of his lands at the king's hands. F. N. B. 155. 3. It signifies, in the third place, the clothes given by a nobleman or gentleman to his servant.

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Also, liveries are not allowed to pick up fares on the street.
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Madnick was at Centro Las Americas in the midst of a public battle between livery and taxi companies over several issues, including livery regulations and the lack of new taxi medallions, but there had also been talk among drivers that police have stepped up enforcement against liveries recently, including allegations that Worcester Police License Division officers have been demanding to see customers' cell phones to see if they called for the livery service sooner than the 12 hours of advance notice required by city ordinance.
Since the imposition of the 12-hour wait period, he noted, the two livery services have been the target of several dozen sting operations and mounting fines and now face an ultimatum that if those fines are not paid by midnight today, both liveries will be shut down.
The emergency preamble states that the purpose of the moratorium is to "address the emergence of severe economic conditions facing taxicabs and liveries in the city of Worcester," as well as "seeking to promote public convenience and necessity in the system of safe and efficient transportation options" available to the public.
The councilor said he has heard concerns from livery owners and the local taxicab industry about the growing number of liveries operating in the city.