Dictionary » L » Limber

Limber

Limber

1. The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.

2. The detachable fore part of a gun carriage, consisting of two wheels, an axle, and a shaft to which the horses are attached. On top is an ammunition box upon which the cannoneers sit.

3. Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.

(Science: medicine) limber boards, the first course of inside planking next the keelson.

Origin: For limmer, Icel. Limar branches, boughs, pl. Of lim; akin to E. Limb. See limb a branch.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Benefits of vitamine D

... There is too many people involved that have a stake in the business. I find A, D and E combined serve my joint system in subtle ways. I feel more limber. You need that as you grow old. . . . If you take a handfull of vitamins and some assorted herbs each day, the collecftive research would mean ...

See entire post
by charles brough
Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:02 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Benefits of vitamine D
Replies: 2
Views: 2219


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,315 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link