Definition of limber:
- Easily bent; flexible; pliant; yielding.
- Gutters or conduits on each side of the keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
- 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.
- The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage.
- To attach to the limber; as, to limber a gun.
- To cause to become limber; to make flexible or pliant.
Swimming through the thick growth of rushes and lilies was somewhat dangerous, especially for a beginner, because one's arms and legs might be entangled among the long, limber stems; nevertheless I ventured and struck out boldly enough for the boat, where the water was twenty or thirty feet deep.- "The Story of My Boyhood and Youth", John Muir.
- "Norston's Rest", Ann S. Stephens.
- "The Dollar Hen", Milo M. Hastings.