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Limbo

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A waste-basket; a place where things are stowed, too good to destroy but not good enough to use. In School theology unbaptised infants and good heathens go to Limbo. (Latin, limbus, the edge.) They cannot go to heaven, because they are not baptised, and they cannot go to the place of torment, because they have not committed sin at all, or because their good preponderates. (See Milton: Paradise Lost, bk. iii.) (See Araf.)

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In limbo. Go to limbothat is, prison.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lilis or Lilith (Rabbinical mythology)
Lilli-Burlero or Lilli-Bullero and Bullen-a-lah
Lilliput
Lily (The)
Lily of the Valley
Lily Maid of Astolat
Lim Hay
Limb
Limb of the Law (A)
Limberham
Limbo
Limbus
Limbus Fatuorum
Limbus Patrum
Limbus Puerorum
Limbus of the Moon
Lime Street
Limited Liability
Limner
Limp
Lina

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Araf, Al [the partition]
Fool’s Paradise