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lamer, comparative; lamest, superlative;
  1. (of a person or animal) Unable to walk normally because of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot
    • - his horse went lame
  2. (of a leg or foot) Affected in this way

  3. (of an explanation or excuse) Unconvincingly feeble
    • - it was a lame statement and there was no excusing his behavior
  4. (of something intended to be entertaining) Uninspiring and dull

  5. (of a person) Naive or inept, esp. socially
    • - anyone who doesn't know that is obviously lame
  6. (of verse or metrical feet) Halting; metrically defective

  1. Make (a person or animal) lame
    • - somebody lamed him with a stone

  1. cripple: deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life"
  2. feeble: pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
  3. square: someone who doesn't understand what is going on
  4. a fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"
  5. crippled: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
  6. (lamely) in a weak and unconvincing manner; "`I don't know, Edward,' she answered lamely"
  7. LAME is a free software application used to encode/compress audio into the lossy MP3 file format.
  8. A lamé is a solid piece of sheet metal used as a component of a larger section of plate armor. Multiple lamés are riveted together or connected by leather straps to form an articulated piece of armor that provides flexible protection.
  9. Lamé is a lunar impact crater located astride the northeast rim of the crater Langrenus, to the east of Mare Fecunditatis. The eastern crater rim appears overlaid by a series of overlapping craters that form an intermittent chain flowing nearly a hundred kilometers to the south. ...
  10. Lamé is a type of fabric woven or knit with thin ribbons of metallic yarns, as opposed to guimpé, where the ribbons are wrapped around a fibre yarn. It is usually gold or silver in color; sometimes copper lamé is seen. ...
  11. In fencing, a lamé is an electrically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers in order to define the scoring area (which is different for each weapon). Foil lamés, although traditionally a metallic grey, are becoming more and more popular in an array of colors. ...
  12. A lame is a double-sided blade used to slash the tops of bread loaves in artisan baking. A lame is used to score (also called slashing or docking) bread just before the bread is placed in the oven. ...
  13. the electronically conductive jacket worn by foil and sabre fencers; a fabric made from gold or silver threads and silk, wool or cotton
  14. a lamina; pl. a set of joined, overlapping metal plates; to cause a person or animal to become lame; unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs; moving with pain or difficulty on account of injury, defect or temporary obstruction of a function; hobbling; limping; ...
  15. (lamed) Alternative form of lamedh
  16. (lamely) In the manner of one who is lame; In a foolish or ineffective way
  17. (Lamed) Hebrew 1. Twelfth letter of the Hebrew alphabet; 2. Represents the number thirty
  18. (lamely) (adv.): To be lame is to be crippled; especially to have an injured leg or foot.
  19. (Lameness) The condition of most riders after the first few rides each year; can be a chronic condition in old or weak riders.
  20. (Lameness) Any condition of the horse’s body that causes him or her to be unable to travel correctly on all four hooves. Lameness may or may not appear to be limping. (See also: Soundness)
  21. (Lameness) The concept of lameness or paralysis is unequivocal, even as a dream image.  It should be understood as a sign on being intellectually or psychically impeded.
  22. (Lameness) persistent foot infection or leg problems causing infertility and poor feed intakes leading to loss of production.
  23. Lamé is a type of brocaded clothing fabric with inwoven metal threads, typically of gold or silver, giving it a metallic sheen.
  24. For a woman to dream of seeing any one lame, foretells that her pleasures and hopes will be unfruitful and disappointing. See Cripple.
  25. A condition in which a horse does not carry weight equally on all four legs, due to disease or injury.