delimb

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ limb

Verb[edit]

delimb (third-person singular simple present delimbs, present participle delimbing, simple past and past participle delimbed)

  1. (transitive) To cut the limbs from.
    • 2008 June 18, Jim Dwyer, “Bronze Eagles Owe Survival to Drug Dealer”, New York Times:
      Statues are decapitated and delimbed, hacksawed into pieces that can be carried off and sold for their weight, not their grace.

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