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delivery

DELIVERY, n.

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. 26.

7. Free motion or use of the limbs.



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DELIVERY, n.

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. 26.

7. Free motion or use of the limbs.

DE-LIV'ER-Y, n.

  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.

De*liv"er*y
  1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
  2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
  3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.
  4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
  5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.

    Neater limbs and freer delivery. Sir H. Wotton.

  6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.
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Delivery

DELIVERY, noun

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. Isaiah 26:17.

7. Free motion or use of the limbs.

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