the lame

Definition of the lame

:people who due to having an injured leg or foot find walking difficult or painful :people who are lame
  • providing care for the sick and the lame

Word by Word Definitions

lame play
  1. : having a body part and especially a limb so disabled as to impair freedom of movement

  2. : marked by stiffness and soreness

  3. : lacking needful or desirable substance : weak, ineffectual

  1. : to make lame : cripple

  2. : to make weak or ineffective : disable

  1. : a person who is not in the know : square

  1. : a thin plate especially of metal : lamina

  2. : small overlapping steel plates joined to slide on one another (as in medieval armor)

  1. : a brocaded clothing fabric made from any of various fibers combined with tinsel filling threads


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