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Definition of Lame

Lame
Lame Lame, a. [Compar. Lamer; superl. Lamest.] [OE. lame, AS. lama; akin to D. lam, G. lahm,OHG., Dan., & Sw. lam, Icel. lami, Russ. lomate to break, lomota rheumatism.] 1. (a) Moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect, or temporary obstruction of a function; as, a lame leg, arm, or muscle. (b) To some degree disabled by reason of the imperfect action of a limb; crippled; as, a lame man. ``Lame of one leg.' --Arbuthnot. ``Lame in both his feet.' --2 Sam. ix. 13. ``He fell, and became lame.' --2 Sam. iv. 4. 2. Hence, hobbling; limping; inefficient; imperfect. ``A lame endeavor.' --Barrow. O, most lame and impotent conclusion! --Shak. Lame duck (stock Exchange), a person who can not fulfill his contracts. [Cant]
Lame
Lame Lame, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lamed; p. pr. & vb. n. Laming.] To make lame. If you happen to let child fall and lame it. --Swift.

Meaning of Lame from wikipedia

- Look up lame in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lame or LAME may refer to: Lame (song) by The Beaches (band) "Lame" (song) by Unwritten Law Lame (album)...
- LAME is a software encoder that converts digital audio into the MP3 audio coding format. LAME is a free software project that was first released in 1998...
- Khabane "Khaby" Lame (French: [kabi lamei], Italian: [ˈkaːbi ˈlamei]; born 9 March 2000) is a Senegalese-born Italian social media personality. He is known...
- Look up lamé in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lamé may refer to: Lamé (fabric), a clothing fabric with metallic strands Lamé (fencing), a jacket used...
- industries are liquid lamé, tissue lamé, hologram lamé, and pearl lamé. Lamé is used in the sport of fencing to make the jackets (called lamés) that facilitate...
- In continuum mechanics, Lamé parameters (also called the Lamé coefficients, Lamé constants or Lamé moduli) are two material-dependent quantities denoted...
- Lamer is a jargon or slang name originally applied in cracker and phreaker culture to someone who did not really understand what they were doing. Today...
- In politics, a lame duck or outgoing politician is an elected official whose successor has already been elected or will be soon. An outgoing politician...
- Lame White Man, or Vé'ho'énȯhnéhe (c. 1837 or 1839–1876), was a Cheyenne battle chief who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, June 25, 1876, and...
- Manuel Quintín Lame Chantre (1880–1967) was a Colombian indigenous rebel from the early 20th century who tried to form an independent indigenous republic...