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Definitions of lime:

part of speech: noun

Oxide of calcium. A fruit resembling the lemon.

Usage examples for lime:

  • Mechanically I pushed the lime juice towards Mulholland, and pointed to the water- bag. "Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete", Gilbert Parker
  • At the north end of the market is an avenue of lime trees, which adds to its pleasant foreign appearance. "A Yacht Voyage Round England", W.H.G. Kingston
  • When she got up in the morning she immediately took up a book and sat down to read on the terrace in a deep arm- chair, with her feet hardly touching the ground, or hid herself with her book in the lime avenue, or walked out into the fields. "The Darling and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov

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