Limature
Limature \Li"ma*ture\ (l[imac]"m[.a]*t[-u]r; 135), n. [L. limatura. See {Limation}.] 1. The act of filing. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is filed off; filings. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]


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