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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lame.
  • n. Alternative form of lamedh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. 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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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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


  • 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.

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

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  • A strange encounter leads his wife to being critically injured, thanks to a kick in the head by a horse, and Wallace lamed and in recovery - while his wife is not recovering.

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  • So I thought back to the time I hed about who had lamed Rurik, the horse I was given after I had learned to ride like an adult.


  • I had jumped him stupidly, and he had been injured, and then I walked him home and told my father that the stableboy had lamed him and that I had noticed it as soon as I was away from the stable.



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