livery(redirected from liveries of seisin)
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Related to liveries of seisin: Livery of seizin, feoffment, Habendum Clause
liveryan 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.