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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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I have a passion for engineering and wing manufacture, and the support given to me by the Livery Company and Airbus enables me to pursue the various training and qualifications needed to further enhance my knowledge and broaden my skills".
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The Worshipful Livery Company of Wales has given each of the students selected PS250 to help their transition into higher or further education.