[lahym-joo-ser] /ˈlaɪmˌdʒu sər/
noun, Older Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
a British sailor.
a British person.
[fr the ration of lime juice given to British sailors as an antiscorbutic; the dated use for the first sense is strictly ”an English immigrant to the Antipodes”; the generalized term probably reflects the US use, ”English sailor or soldier,” found by 1918]
[lahym-kil, -kiln] /ˈlaɪmˌkɪl, -ˌkɪln/ noun 1. a kiln or furnace for making lime by calcining limestone or shells. /ˈlaɪmˌkɪln/ noun 1. a kiln in which calcium carbonate is calcined to produce quicklime
[lahym-lahyt] /ˈlaɪmˌlaɪt/ noun 1. Theater. 2. the center of public attention, interest, observation, or notoriety: He seems fond of the limelight. /ˈlaɪmˌlaɪt/ noun 1. the limelight, a position of public attention or notice (esp in the phrase in the limelight) 2. n. 1826, popular name for Drummond light, a brilliant light created by the incandescence […]
noun, Pharmacology. 1. .
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