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lame



Pronunciation: (lām), [key]
adj., lam•er, lam•est,
v., lamed, lam•ing,
n.


adj.
1. crippled or physically disabled, esp. in the foot or leg so as to limp or walk with difficulty.
2. impaired or disabled through defect or injury: a lame arm.
3. weak; inadequate; unsatisfactory; clumsy: a lame excuse.
4. Slang.out of touch with modern fads or trends; unsophisticated.

v.t.
to make lame or defective.

n.
Slang.a person who is out of touch with modern fads or trends, esp. one who is unsophisticated.

lame



Pronunciation: (lām; Fr. lam), [key]
n.,
pl. lamesPronunciation: (lām; Fr. lam). [key]
Armor.
any of a number of thin, overlapping plates composing a piece of plate armor, as a fauld, tasset, or gauntlet.

la•mé



Pronunciation: (la-mā'; Fr. la-mā'), [key]
n.
an ornamental fabric in which metallic threads, as of gold or silver, are woven with silk, wool, rayon, or cotton.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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