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an ancient method of conveying freehold land.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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British Airways chairman Alex Cruz said: "The passion and pride we've seen for our heritage liveries so far, from both customers and colleagues, has been both phenomenal and humbling.
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Etihad Airways, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2013, has introduced unique liveries on several of its aircraft to mark special events and occasions.
Etihad Airways, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2013, has introduced unique liveries on several of its aircraft to mark special events and occasions.
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