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Definition: Limber chain
Limber \Lim"ber\ (l[i^]m"b[~e]r), n. [For limmer, Icel. limar
branches, boughs, pl. of lim; akin to E. limb. See Limb a
1. pl. The shafts or thills of a wagon or carriage. [Prov.
2. (Mil.) 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.
3. pl. (Naut.) Gutters or conduits on each side of the
keelson to afford a passage for water to the pump well.
Limber boards (Naut.), short pieces of plank forming part
of the lining of a ship's floor immediately above the
timbers, so as to prevent the limbers from becoming
Limber box or Limber chest (Mil.), a box on the limber
for carrying ammunition.
Limber rope, Limber chain or Limber clearer (Naut.), a
rope or chain passing through the limbers of a ship, by
which they may be cleared of dirt that chokes them.
Limber strake (Shipbuilding), the first course of inside
planking next the keelson.