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Definition of Liberty

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cap of liberty
Phrygian cap Phryg"i*an cap` A close-fitting cap represented in Greek art as worn by Orientals, assumed to have been conical in shape. It has been adopted in modern art as the so-called liberty cap, or cap of liberty.
liberty cap
Phrygian cap Phryg"i*an cap` A close-fitting cap represented in Greek art as worn by Orientals, assumed to have been conical in shape. It has been adopted in modern art as the so-called liberty cap, or cap of liberty.
Liberty of the press
4. An upright case or closet for the safe keeping of articles; as, a clothes press. --Shak. 5. The act of pressing or thronging forward. In their throng and press to that last hold. --Shak. 6. Urgent demands of business or affairs; urgency; as, a press of engagements. 7. A multitude of individuals crowded together; ? crowd of single things; a throng. They could not come nigh unto him for the press. --Mark ii. 4. Cylinder press, a printing press in which the impression is produced by a revolving cylinder under which the form passes; also, one in which the form of type or plates is curved around a cylinder, instead of resting on a flat bed. Hydrostatic press. See under Hydrostatic. Liberty of the press, the free right of publishing books, pamphlets, or papers, without previous restraint or censorship, subject only to punishment for libelous, seditious, or morally pernicious matters. Press bed, a bed that may be folded, and inclosed, in a press or closet. --Boswell. Press of sail, (Naut.), as much sail as the state of the wind will permit.
Liberty of the yard
Yard Yard, n. [OE. yard, yerd, AS. geard; akin to OFries. garda garden, OS. gardo garden, gard yard, D. gaard garden, G. garten, OHG. garto garden, gari inclosure, Icel. gar[eth]r yard, house, Sw. g[*a]rd, Dan. gaard, Goth. gards a house, garda sheepfold, L. hortus garden, Gr. cho`rtos an inclosure. Cf. Court, Garden, Garth, Horticulture, Orchard.] 1. An inclosure; usually, a small inclosed place in front of, or around, a house or barn; as, a courtyard; a cowyard; a barnyard. A yard . . . inclosed all about with sticks In which she had a cock, hight chanticleer. --Chaucer. 2. An inclosure within which any work or business is carried on; as, a dockyard; a shipyard. Liberty of the yard, a liberty, granted to persons imprisoned for debt, of walking in the yard, or within any other limits prescribed by law, on their giving bond not to go beyond those limits. Prison yard, an inclosure about a prison, or attached to it. Yard grass (Bot.), a low-growing grass (Eleusine Indica) having digitate spikes. It is common in dooryards, and like places, especially in the Southern United States. Called also crab grass. Yard of land. See Yardland.

Meaning of Liberty from wikipedia

- Broadly speaking, liberty is the ability to do as one pleases. It is a synonym for the word freedom. In modern politics, liberty is the state of being...
- Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant le monde) is a colossal neocl****ical sculpture on Liberty Island in New...
- On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill. Published in 1859, it applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism...
- Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour do****entary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the...
- The Liberty Shopping Centre is a covered shopping centre in Romford, the largest such centre in the town. It was originally built in 1968 and underwent...
- Negative liberty is freedom from interference by other people. Negative liberty is primarily concerned with freedom from external restraint and contrasts...
- Positive liberty is the possession of the capacity to act upon one's free will, as opposed to negative liberty, which is freedom from external restraint...
- Liberty Media Corporation (commonly referred to as Liberty Media or just Liberty) is an American m**** media company controlled by chairman John C. Malone...
- Lady Liberty may refer to: Liberty (personification), goddesses who represent Liberty Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World), a colossal statue...
- Liberty ships were a cl**** of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II. Though British in concept, the design was adopted by the United...
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