What does the word limb mean?

Usage examples for limb

  1. He had raised an arm to arrest the retreat of the young mariner, and by a natural movement his hand slid along the limb it had grasped, until it held that of Seadrift. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. The dog was trembling in every limb. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  3. Grasping the limb of a tree beside her, she drew herself up until, with one foot she found a firm rest on the top of the wall. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye

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