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  • v. Present participle of limb.


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  • The slashings, the slaying, the de-limbing of his victims.

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  • In fact, just yesterday, I borrowed my son's ipod while I was cutting firewood, and cranked "Stranglehold" up to the max, and I was limbing and bucking beetle-killed lodegpole like the Motor City Madman himself.

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  • Peppered with spectacular vistas and unsettling set-pieces, Dead Space 2 grafts significantly more character and plot on to its central conceit of necromorph de-limbing, making this feel far more polished and less grindingly depressing than the first outing.

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  • The truth was that limbing trees had become part hobby and part part-time job.

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  • One sunny spring day I was limbing a huge oak tree in the back yard that was too close to the house.

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  • “Who owns this wood?” said I in Welsh to two men who were limbing a felled tree by the road-side.

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  • So by limbing trees up to that height, we can eliminate that problem to some extent.

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  • In a fanciful mood, one might imagine a tenth circle of the Inferno, wherein those stern grey arches should loftily rise, in blind and endless sequence, limbing an abode of horror, a place of punishment for those, empty-hearted, who had lived without colour and sunshine, in voluntary abnegation, caring only for gain and success.

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  • It was a labor of extraordinary difficulty, there in those dense and dim-lit thickets, felling a tall spruce, limbing it out and cutting it into three sections.

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  • But Dick was quick enough to strike the limbing aside, and grasp it with both hands, when a struggle for its possession took place.

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