verb (used with object), limed, lim·ing.
Origin of lime1
Related formslime·less, adjectivelime·like, adjectiveun·limed, adjective
Examples from the Web for limed
The hides are limed generally by the three-pit system, giving about three days in each pit.
Those of the Poles flow to the Equator to get salted, limed, and warmed.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Long after Basterga, with an exultant smile and the words "I have limed him!"The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
As a rule, warps are not limed, but the adoption of the liming would assist the bleaching.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
The sheep pelts are split in the limed state, and the fleshes are given another sharp liming which may last up to a fortnight.
British Dictionary definitions for limed (1 of 4)
Word Origin for lime
British Dictionary definitions for limed (2 of 4)
- the fruit of this tree, having acid fleshy pulp rich in vitamin C
- (as modifier)lime juice