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Discharge or unloading of a ship or its cargo. Frequently in "commission of unlivery": a warrant to have a ship unloaded in order to appraise the cargo.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Several Acts & Laws Massachusetts-Bay. From un- + livery, after unliver and delivery.
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