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 Limb.Limberham. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Limb of the Law (A).
 
A lawyer, or a clerk articled to a lawyer. The hands are limbs of the body, and the lawyer’s clerks are his hands to copy out what the head of the office directs.   1
 


 Limb.Limberham. 

 
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