Origin of limn
OTHER WORDS FROM limnoutlimn, verb (used with object)un·limned, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH limnlimb, limn
Words nearby limn
How to use limn in a sentence
The idealized grid of fairness cannot limn the contours of these deep existential debts.Why Favoritism Is Virtuous: The Case Against Fairness|Stephen T. Asma|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I fear it is not possible to limn so many persons in so small a tablet as the compass of our plays afford.The Works of John Marston|John Marston
Just as the old religious painters used to limn saints and Madonnas, let us now write works of artistic and moral fiction.
As I have sketched an ideal parlour, so would I limn a bedroom I have seen.