limbers limbers  /ˈlɪm bərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a channel or gutter on either side of a ship's keelson; carries bilge water into the pump well

Usage(s):

  1. Afterward we play softball while my Uncle Harvey limbers up his lawn chair.
  2. Before squaring off on the left side of the plate, he limbers up with a hula-like motion, bat held above his head, hips and shoulders waggling.
  3. Now, in A Lamp for Nightfall, he un-limbers the old routine in a Maine setting.

News

  1. Eagles nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga has a unique way of warming up before practices - throwing 75-yard bullet passes

    Every day before practice starts, 6-foot-2, 330-pound nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga limbers up by throwing passes to his fellow defensive linemen. ¶ They aren't soft tosses that travel 20 or 30 yards and come down gently in a teammate's arms.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: Courier-Post

  2. From deep throws to stuffing runs, Sopoaga impresses Eagles

    Every day before practice, 330-pound nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga limbers up by throwing passes to his fellow defensive linemen.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: The News Journal

  3. Eagles nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga is also a passer

    PHILADELPHIA — Every day before practice starts, 330-pound nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga limbers up by throwing passes to his fellow defensive linemen.
    on August 20, 2013     Source: MyCentralJersey.com

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