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limber

Nautical (in the bilge of a vessel) a fore-and-aft channel through a series of holes in the frames (limber holes) where water collects and can be pumped out

limber

[′lim·bər]
(ordnance)
A two-wheeled vehicle designed primarily to support the trail section of a gun carriage while in transit.
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Bodliy flexibility" literally refers to the physical body and the flexibility of its joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and overall sense of limberness and physical health at any given time.
I saw thumbs of every color, size, stiff ness and limberness some impressively double-jointed.
Need we say how utterly contrary such an attitude is to the fundamental bent of prudence; how impossible the informed and receptive silence of the subject before the truth of real things, how impossible just estimate and decision is, without a youthful spirit of brave trust and, as it were, a reckless tossing away of anxious self- preservation, a relinquishment of all egoistic bias toward mere confirmation of the self; how utterly, therefore, the virtue of prudence is dependent on the constant readiness to ignore the self, the limberness of real humility and objectivity.
The power and limberness of that kick was an extension of her frolicsome quality that Mr.
Besides increasing muscle mass, limberness and endurance, it is a good fat-burning activity.