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English Dictionary: liming by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lime \Lime\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Limed} (l[imac]md); p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Liming}.] [Cf. AS. gel[c6]man to glue or join
      together. See {Lime} a viscous substance.]
      1. To smear with a viscous substance, as birdlime.
                     These twigs, in time, will come to be limed.
      2. To entangle; to insnare.
                     We had limed ourselves With open eyes, and we must
                     take the chance.                                 --Tennyson.
      3. To treat with lime, or oxide or hydrate of calcium; to
            manure with lime; as, to lime hides for removing the hair;
            to lime sails in order to whiten them.
                     Land may be improved by draining, marling, and
                     liming.                                             --Sir J.
      4. To cement. [bd]Who gave his blood to lime the stones
            together.[b8] --Shak.
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