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limber
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Definition
of a person's body:  flexible (capable of moving, bending, and stretching easily)

or:

readily adaptable — especially of someone's mind
  • Pap was agoing on so he never noticed where his old limber legs was taking him to, so he went head over heels over the tub of salt pork and barked both shins, and the rest of his speech was all the hottest kind of language—mostly hove at the nigger and the govment, though he give the tub some, too, all along, here and there.
    Chapter 6 (70% in)

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