Limp (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Limped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Limping.] [Cf. AS. lemphealt lame, OHG. limphen to limp, be weak; perh. akin to E. lame, or to limp, a .]

To halt; to walk lamely. Also used figuratively.



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Limp, n.

A halt; the act of limping.


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Limp, n. Ore Washing

A scraper for removing poor ore or refuse from the sieve.


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Limp, a. [Cf. Icel. limpa limpness, weakness, and E.lap, n., lop, v. t. Cf. Limber, a.]


Flaccid; flabby, as flesh.



Lacking stiffness; flimsy; as, a limp cravat.


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