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Meaning of LIMITARY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lim"i*ta*ry\ (l[i^]m"[i^]*t[asl]*r[y^]), a. [L.
    limitaris. See {Limit}, v. t.]
    1. Placed at the limit, as a guard. ``Proud limitary
       cherub.'' --Milton.
    
    2. Confined within limits; limited in extent, authority,
       power, etc. ``The limitary ocean.'' --Trench.
    
             The poor, limitary creature calling himself a man of
             the world.                            --De Quincey.
    
    3. Limiting, or tending to limit; restrictive.
    
             Doctrines limitary, if not subversive of the papal
             power.                                --Milman.
    
    
  2. \Lim"i*ta*ry\, n.; pl. {-ries} (-r[i^]z).
    1. That which serves to limit; a boundary; border land.
       [Obs.] --Fuller.
    
    2. A limiter. See {Limiter}, 2.
    
    
 

 

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