Definition for DE-LIV'ER-Y


  1. The act of delivering.
  2. Release; rescue; as from slavery, restraint, oppression or danger.
  3. Surrender; a giving up.
  4. A giving or passing from one to another; as, the delivery of goods, or of a deed.
  5. Utterance; pronunciation; or manner of speaking. He has a good delivery. I was charmed with his graceful delivery.
  6. Childbirth. – Is. xxvi.
  7. Free motion or use of the limbs. [Obs.] – Sidney. Wotton.

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