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  • The act of conveying something
          The delivery was completed by four.
  • The item which has been conveyed
          Your delivery is on the table.
  • The act of giving birth
          The delivery was painful.
  • (baseball) A pitching motion
          His delivery has a catch in it.
  • (baseball) A thrown pitch
          Here is the delivery; ... strike three!
  • The manner of speaking
          The actor's delivery was flawless.
  • The place where a delivery happens
          The delivery room is just down the hall.
  • The person who performs a delivery
          The delivery man is here.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



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.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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