Limitary Lim"i*ta*ry, n.; pl. {limitaries} (l[i^]m"[i^]*t[asl]*r[i^]z). 1. That which serves to limit; a boundary; border land. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

2. A limiter. See {Limiter}, 2. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Confined within limits; limited in extent, authority, power, etc. The limitary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limitary — index qualified (conditioned), restrictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • limitary — (adj.) 1610s, from L. limitaris, from limes (gen. limitis); see LIMIT (Cf. limit) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • limitary — [lim′i ter΄ē] adj. [L limitaris] 1. serving as a limit or boundary 2. Now Rare limited; restricted …   English World dictionary

  • limitary — adjective Date: 1620 1. archaic subject to limits 2. a. archaic of or relating to a boundary b. limiting, enclosing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • limitary — /lim i ter ee/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or serving as a limit. 2. Archaic. subject to limits; limited. [1610 20; LIMIT + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • limitary — adjective a) Of or pertaining to a limit or boundary b) That limits or restricts …   Wiktionary

  • limitary — adj. limiting; restricted; restrictive; of or relating to a limit or boundary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • limitary — lim·i·tary …   English syllables

  • limitary — lim•i•tar•y [[t]ˈlɪm ɪˌtɛr i[/t]] adj. of, pertaining to, or serving as a limit …   From formal English to slang

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