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Definition of Limbec

Limbec Lim"bec (-b[e^]k), n. [Abbrev. of alembic.] An alembic; a still. [Obs.] --Spenser. Shak.
Limbec Lim"bec, v. t. To distill. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Meaning of Limbec from wikipedia

- up unbound In various shapes old Proteus from the Sea, Drain'd through a Limbec to his native form. — John Milton, Paradise Lost, III.603–06 In his 1658...
- Church. Godolphin wrote the following books on law and divinity: ‘The Holy Limbec, or an Extraction of the Spirit from the Letter of certain eminent places...
- totally defeated by the suggestion that the "receipt of reason shall be a limbec only". Eventually he works out what her plan is and agrees, but as soon...