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Definitions of limb

  1. To supply with limbs. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To dismember; to tear off the limbs of. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To supply with limbs: to tear off the limbs. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To supply with limbs; to dismember. Limb of the law, a member of the legal profession. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. To supply with limbs; to dismember. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. any projection that is thought to resemble an arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A border or edge, in certain special uses. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The border or upper spreading part of a monopetalous corolla, or of a petal, or sepal; blade. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The border or edge of the disk of a heavenly body, especially of the sun and moon. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The graduated margin of an arc or circle, in an instrument for measuring angles. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A jointed part extending from an animal body, as a leg, an arm, or a wing; the branch of a tree. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. A jointed part in animals: a projecting part: a branch of a tree. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. An edge or border, as of the sun, etc.: the edge of a sextant, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. One of the extremities of the body; branch of a tree; an edge or border. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. An edge, or part, as of a disk or surface. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. An articulated extremity of the human body or an animal, as the arm or leg; a branch of a tree; a member. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. An edge or border, as of the sun, &c.; the border of a monopetalous corolla; the graduated edge of a sextant. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  26. The part of an animal joined, as it were, to the body, as an arm or a leg; the branch of a tree; in bot., the blade of the leaf; the broad part of a sepal or petal. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. The border or edge of the disc of a heavenly body, particularly of the sun or moon; the edge of a graduated circle in an instrument. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  28. Branch; arm; leg; wing. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for limb

  1. I been looking for him myself, and-" " Bland Halliday, do you want to be torn limb from limb right here on the public street before everybody? – The Thunder Bird by B. M. Bower
  2. Running down the limb – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
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