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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Old English lim

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Limb

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Limb ({{{1}}})

  1. A major appendage of human or animal, used for locomotion (such as an arm, leg or wing)
  2. A branch of a tree.
  3. Template:Archery The part of the bow, from the handle to the tip.
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Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Limb

Third person singular
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Simple past
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Past participle
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to Limb (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To remove the limbs from an animal or tree.
    They limbed the felled trees before cutting them into logs.
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

From Latin limbus, "border".

Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Limb

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Limb ({{{1}}})

  1. (astronomy) The apparent visual edge of a celestial body.
    solar limb
  2. (on a measuring instrument) The graduated edge of a circle or arc.
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