- v. present participle of maim.
“The foot claws of some phorusrhacids also support the idea that they used their feet in maiming or killing as the claws are laterally compressed, curved and sharp-tipped.”
“The cruel, needless physical suffering as well as mental worry which such treatment had entailed, perhaps resulting in maiming her for life.”
“I think the common law term would be "maiming" rather than assault.”
“Of course, the kind of maiming Mr. Cheney ordered goes far beyond anything practiced by the consenting adults who engage in BDSM activities, but I bet they still felt like he was giving a shout out at them.”
“That the women of the tribes were puzzles for him was perhaps a kind of maiming, though that thought was startling in it - self and he did not have time to consider it now.”
“It seems to be a sort of rule, that no old sailor who has not lost a limb, or an eye at least, shall be eligible to the office; but as the kind of maiming is so far circumscribed that all cooks must have two arms, a laughable proportion of them have but one leg.”
“All of them were notorious criminals, who had been charged with every conceivable crime, from burglary to kidnapping and "maiming," and some not to be conceived of by the”
“His accidental injury of Austin was turned into a later storyline in which Owen supposedly made the same error in "maiming" Dan Severn.”
“An opposition party has described the incident as a "maiming" and is calling for an independent investigation.”
“It was the constant, virtually daily reports in the paper of the horrific traffic accidents occurring everywhere in town that caused me to shake in my loafers, killing and maiming far more people than the drug wars.”
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