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  • v. Present participle of cripple.
  • adj. That cripples
  • n. State of being crippled; lameness.
  • n. Spars or timbers set up as a support against the side of a building.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Spars or timbers set up as a support against the side of a building.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of a set of spars or timbers set up as supports against the sides of a building. Also spelled cripling.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. that cripples or disables or incapacitates

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