Pronunciation: (lām), [key]
—adj., lam•er, lam•est,
—v., lamed, lam•ing,
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.
to make lame or defective.
Slang.a person who is out of touch with modern fads or trends, esp. one who is unsophisticated.
Pronunciation: (lām; Fr. lam), [key]
—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.
Pronunciation: (la-mā'; Fr. la-mā'), [key]
an ornamental fabric in which metallic threads, as of gold or silver, are woven with silk, wool, rayon, or cotton.
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