Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who, or thing which cripples
  • n. A corrugated board used to grain leather

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wooden tool used in graining leather.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as graining-board.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Gretchen Bleiler, who stuck an insanely tough trick called a crippler 720, but was so stunned by that success that she botched her next hit, clipping the lip of the pipe and tumbling out of the medals.

    CNN.com

  • Vaccination is the only prevention for the killer and crippler that prefers children as its victims.

    Polio

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is aware of the crisis but says it has no money to educate the public about this crippler.

    Passages: Osteoporosis can be a 'silent killer'

  • Where was my damn mind, drinking wine, the powerful crippler of sound judgment?

    Show Stoppah

  • Or we could discover that an absence of repair capacity is an evolutionary crippler.

    Abusing Science

  • Bradford: Or we could discover that an absence of repair capacity is an evolutionary crippler.

    Abusing Science

  • You see, it is now believed that if polio is not soon eradicated, we will lose our last best chance to rid the world of this cruel killer and crippler that prefers only the young of our planet.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • One on chromosome 4, if mutated, causes Huntington's disease, the neurological crippler whose most famous victim is folk singer Woody Guthrie.

    When Dna Isn't Destiny

  • Please tell me why our doctors and national institutions and even charities have abandoned children with autism, instead of setting out to conquer this neurological crippler.

    Kim Stagliano: What if Autism Were Contagious?

  • Snowboarding rundown of the winning runs: For Fisher, a frontside 10, cab seven, frontside nine, backside five, frontside seven corked and cab nine; for Bleiler, a frontside nine, backside five, crippler, backside air and a frontside seven.

    USATODAY.com - Kearney bumps up to top of moguls world

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