Definition of Limbed

1. Adjective. Having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination). "Strong-limbed"




Definition of Limbed

1. a. Having limbs; -- much used in composition; as, large-limbed; short-limbed.

Definition of Limbed

1. Verb. (past of limb) ¹

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Definition of Limbed

1. limb [v] - See also: limb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limbed

limb bud
limb from limb
limb lead
limb myokymia
limb of helix
limba
limbal
limbal ring
limbas
limbat
limbate
limbec
limbeck
limbecks
limbecs
limbed (current term)
limber
limber as a dishrag
limber pine
limber up
limbered
limberer
limberest
limbering
limberjack
limberjacks
limberly
limberneck
limberness
limbernesses

Literary usage of Limbed

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1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"Taking into account the transformation of the six-limbed larva into the eight- limbed nymph, the occurrence of a four-limbed larva has been thought possibly ..."

2. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1903)
"Round-limbed children, baby Pans, goats, rose- crowned loves frisk and gambol, quarrel and make up and are, for the most part, full of laughter and No. VI. ..."

3. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke (1863)
"I ordered twenty men, armed with carbines, to carry water for the distressed porters, and bring the corporal U&U, Calabash, or Gouty -limbed Trees. back as ..."

4. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"... to be loose or slack, also to be 'weak-kneed,' slack-limbed. ... loose-limbed (but this also means ' supple" '). ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"Locomotion of limbed Reptiles.— The fish-like Batrachia move in water by means of the lateral inflections of the hinder- half of the trunk, ..."

6. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"Thus jests young Titus ; who, with ruddy face, Comely, straight-limbed, pricks forth, then, confident, To the left horn, ..."

7. The Log of the Snark by Charmian London (1915)
"... lulled by the blissful manipulations of two strange sweet damsels, sitting cross-limbed on the mattress on either side of me. ..."

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