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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Delivery  \De*liv"er*y\,  n.;  pl  {Deliveries}. 
  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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