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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery. [1913 Webster] 4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes. [1913 Webster] 5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs. [1913 Webster] Neater limbs and freer delivery. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster] 6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery. [1913 Webster]