limb

Part of speech: noun

One of the jointed parts of an animal, as a leg or arm; also, a branch of a tree.

Part of speech: noun

An edge, or part, as of a disk or surface.

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Usage examples "limb":

  1. The elder, who was in the prime of youth and beauty, very large of limb, dark in color, cried considerably; whilst the younger one ... - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.
  2. The thought flashed upon me so suddenly, that I grew hot and red in the face, and trembled in every limb with excitement. - "Lady Audley's Secret", Mary Elizabeth Braddon.
  3. She said nothing, but every limb, every glance, every curve, was speaking. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.