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Limber

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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.