Definition of Limpsey
1. limpsy [adj -SIER, -SIEST] - See also: limpsy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limpsey
Literary usage of Limpsey
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1898)
"There's nothin' in creation deader-limpsey-idler'na Banker when she ain't on fish." " I'm glad ye spoke, Danny," cried Long Jack, who had been casting round ..."
2. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"limpsey, adj. (1) Pliable; not stiff. (2) Lazy; loitering. LIN, (1) i. (4.-S.) Flax; linen. (2) ». A pool. (3) v. To cease. (4) H. A carcase. Cumb. ..."