- thills or shafts. Berks.
A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. Francis Grose. 1790.
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limbers — [lim′bərz] pl.n. 〚prob. < Fr lumière, a hole, aperture, lit., light < VL luminaria, orig. pl. of L luminare, a light, window: see LUMINARY〛 Naut. holes in the lower part of a vessel s frames to allow bilge water to drain to the pump * * *… … Universalium
limbers — [lim′bərz] pl.n. [prob. < Fr lumière, a hole, aperture, lit., light < VL luminaria, orig. pl. of L luminare, a light, window: see LUMINARY] Naut. holes in the lower part of a vessel s frames to allow bilge water to drain to the pump … English World dictionary
limbers — limÂ·ber || lÉªmbÉ™(r) n. two wheeled vehicle used to tow a field gun or caisson v. make flexible; attach a field gun or caisson to a limber adj. flexible, pliant; agile, supple … English contemporary dictionary
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