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from the use of lime juice on British ships as a beverage to prevent scurvy
1859, in the meaning defined at sense 1
“Lime-juicer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lime-juicer. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.
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