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limb

Definitions by Oxford


[lɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an arm or leg of a person or four-legged animal, or a bird's wing
(e.g: they got out, stretching their cramped limbs)

- a large branch of a tree
(e.g: the bare limbs of a high tree)

- a projecting landform such as a spur of a mountain range, or each of two or more such projections as in a forked peninsula or archipelago.


Phrases:
- life and limb
- out on a limb
- tear someone limb from limb

Origin:
Old English lim (also in the sense ‘organ or part of the body’), of Germanic origin


[lɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the edge of the disc of a celestial object, especially the sun or moon
(e.g: the eastern limb of the moon)

- the blade or broad part of a leaf or petal.

- the graduated arc of a quadrant or other scientific instrument, used for measuring angles.


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: from French limbe or Latin limbus ‘hem, border’







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