Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The twelfth letter () of the Hebrew alphabet, corresponding to the Syriac lomad, the Arabic lām, the Greek lambda, and the English L. Its numerical value is XXX.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of lame.
  • noun Alternative form of lamedh.

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Examples

  • English were forced to retreat again, leaving several of their "lamed" vessels behind.

    History of Holland

  • I might have writ sooner, but along in the fall my arm was kind of lamed with rheumatism, and when I got over that, there was Mandy Harmon's weddin 'things to do, -- Pelatiah Harmon's daughter, down to the corners, you know.

    Eyebright A Story

  • Hundreds and hundreds of innocent human beings have been murdered in these drone attacks; many thousands more have been driven from their homes, and terrorized into lives of mental anguish, their psyches lamed by trauma, upheaval and the ever-present dread of death raining down on them from the skies.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 8, 2010

  • There's a chance you'll be "lamed" from the stage, but there's also a chance you'll gain a fan, or even a friend.

    Meghan Overdeep: Turntable.fm: A Love Story

  • Hundreds and hundreds of innocent human beings have been murdered in these drone attacks; many thousands more have been driven from their homes, and terrorized into lives of mental anguish, their psyches lamed by trauma, upheaval and the ever-present dread of death raining down on them from the skies.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: April 9, 2010

  • There's a chance you'll be "lamed" from the stage, but there's also a chance you'll gain a fan, or even a friend.

    Meghan Overdeep: Turntable.fm: A Love Story

  • For some weeks past I had been troubled with an incessant sickness at the stomach which would neither take or keep food, and soon after came on an inflammation in the right leg, which completely lamed me for many days.

    Letter 301

  • There's a chance you'll be "lamed" from the stage, but there's also a chance you'll gain a fan, or even a friend.

    Meghan Overdeep: Turntable.fm: A Love Story

  • My conscience got so expansive and fine-strung it lamed me across the shoulders to carry it around with me.

    THE PRINCESS

  • Time goes on; Tremble is lamed by an accident and becomes a dissolute alcoholic.

    Empire of Dreams

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