Definition of Limber up

1. Verb. Attach the limber. "Limber a cannon"

Exact synonyms: Limber
Generic synonyms: Attach



2. Verb. Make one's body limber or suppler by stretching, as if to prepare for strenuous physical activity.
Exact synonyms: Loosen Up, Warm Up
Generic synonyms: Exercise, Work Out
Derivative terms: Warm-up

Definition of Limber up

1. Verb. to stretch; stretch one's muscles to make them more limber, as before exercise ¹

2. Verb. to attach a limber ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limber Up

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

Literary usage of Limber up

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1. Letters from Head-quarters: Or, The Realities of the War in the Crimea by Somerset John Gough Calthorpe (1856)
""—Reserve of French troops — Sir De Lacy Evans — Enemy begin to retire —• Their artillery limber-up — Lord Raglan's desire to pursue the Russians — " Les ..."

2. Cassell's History of the Boer War, 1899-1902 by Richard Danes (1903)
"Ah ! Here comes a fresh limber and a new team. It is a ticklish job to fix the gun to it—ticklish enough to drive into the fire and limber up. ..."

3. Letters from Head-quarters: Or, The Realities of the War in the Crimea, by by Somerset John Gough Calthorpe (1858)
"Reserve of French troops — Sir De Lacy Evans—Enemy begin to retire-—Their artillery limber-up — Lord Raglan's desire to pursue the Russians—" Les Black ..."

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