limbless


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Adj.1.limbless - having no limbs; "a snake is a limbless reptile"
limbed - having or as if having limbs, especially limbs of a specified kind (usually used in combination); "strong-limbed"
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limbless

[ˈlɪmlɪs] ADJ(que está) falto de un brazo or una pierna

limbless

adj treeastlos; a limbless person (= with no limbs)ein Mensch mohne Gliedmaßen
References in classic literature ?
It was a limbless thing, with a horrible face, that writhed along the ground in a serpentine fashion.
Hopping down the room, he overthrew, one after another, all the smaller and lighter chairs as he passed them; arrived at the end, he turned, surveyed the prostrate chairs, encouraged himself with a scream of triumph, and leaped rapidly over chair after chair on his hands--his limbless body now thrown back from the shoulders, and now thrown forward to keep the balance--in a manner at once wonderful and horrible to behold.
Sir John Lynn-Thomas, a former surgeon, purchased the property, which became the Wales and Monmouthshire Hospital for Limbless Sailors and Soldiers.
A MAN being hunted after a woman's headless and limbless torso was found in a suitcase is still at large.
He took part in the 10k Run for All race in York and was again raising cash for the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association.
I thought your readers might be interested to know that for one night only, on July 9, she is returning to her former school, Christ College in Brecon, to talk about her adventures and future hopes to raise further funds for Blesma (British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association) and a local WI group (Aberhonddu Angels), who are hosting the event.
Limb fitters are on strike and my husband says they are entitled to have their claims met, as they do more for the comfort of the limbless than doctors and Ministry officials who get much higher remuneration.
The former Para was competing in a ride for the British Limbless Ex-servicemen's Association when the accident happened on June 2.
The tournament, which starts at 6pm, is in aid of Air Ambulance, Tuberous Sclerosis Cancer Research and the British Limbless Ex-Service Men's Association.
In the UK, Trustee of the Limbless Association, John Reid, said, “We're throwing our support behind this awareness day, as we did last year, because in this financial climate it's the most marginalised who bear the brunt.
The children and grandchildren have done military service, including being on the front line and hazarding their life alongside the ordinary soldier, also as far as going on a trek among ice and snow with the limbless party.