From Middle English belimpen, from Old English belimpan (“to concern, regard, belong to, conduce to, happen, befall, become, befit”), equivalent to be- + limp (“to happen”).
belimp (third-person singular simple present belimps, present participle belimping, simple past belamp or belimped, past participle belump or belimped)
- (intransitive) To happen; occur; befall.
- (intransitive) To pertain; belong or belong to; befit.
- 2010, Susan Squires, A Twist in Time:
- He heaved a breath and sat back down. She could see he was troubled. "Your time is not the same as mine. I do not belimp here."