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limb1
noun
1 an arm, leg or wing.
2 a projecting part.
3 a main branch on a tree.
4 a spur of a mountain.
5 a branch or section of a larger organization.
[Anglo-Saxon lim ]
limbed adjective in compounds having limbs of a specified number or type long-limbed .
limbless adjective having no limbs.
out on a limb exposed or isolated, especially as regards an opinion or attitude.


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limb2
noun
1 an edge of the disc of the Sun, Moon or a planet the northern limb .
2 the edge of a sextant.
3 bot the expanded blade-like part of a leaf or petal.
[15c: from Latin limbus border]


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