Definition and Meanings for limber
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Part of Speech of limber
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, adjective
Etymology of limber
Meaning of limber
- the shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
- the detachable fore part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels, an axle, and a shaft to which the horses are attached. on top is an ammunition box upon which the cannoneers sit.
- gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to attach to the limber; as, to limber a gun.
as adjective, adjective
- easily bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
as transitive verb
- to cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.