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"As, in many other arts, so in architecture, there are certain elementary forms, which, though simple in their nature, and few in number, are the principal constituent objects of every composition, however complicated, or extensive it may be."

- Asher Benjamin, The American Builders Companion 1827

Main Entry: limn
Pronunciation: 'lim
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Forms: limned; limn-ing
Etymology: Middle English - luminem, to illuminate
Date: 1952

1. to draw or paint on a surface
2. to outline in clear, sharp detail (delineate)
3. to describe