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limitary


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limitary  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limitary  \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.