the lame

Definition of the lame

  1. :  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

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

    :  marked by stiffness and soreness

    :  lacking needful or desirable substance :  weak, ineffectual

  1. :  to make lame :  cripple

    :  to make weak or ineffective :  disable

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

  1. :  a thin plate especially of metal :  lamina

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

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