Word:

Limb

Pronunciation: lĭm
n.1.A part of a tree which extends from the trunk and separates into branches and twigs; a large branch.
2.An arm or a leg of a human being; a leg, arm, or wing of an animal.
3.A thing or person regarded as a part or member of, or attachment to, something else.
That little limb of the devil has cheated the gallows.
- Sir W. Scott.
4.An elementary piece of the mechanism of a lock.
Limb of the law
a lawyer or an officer of the law.
- Landor.
v. t.1.To supply with limbs.
2.To dismember; to tear off the limbs of.
n.1.(Bot.) A border or edge, in certain special uses.
Noun1.Limblimb - one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper
2.limb - any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree
Synonyms: tree branch
3.limb - (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet
4.limb - either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip; "the upper limb of the bow"
5.limb - the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles; "the limb of the sextant"
6.limb - 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"
Synonyms: arm, branch
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