Definitions

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  • adj. Somewhat lame.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Somewhat lame.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Somewhat lame; slightly limping.

Etymologies

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lame +‎ -ish

Examples

  • In consequence of this custom the females of this race, to quote an old English authority, had a ` ` waddling, lamish gesture in their going. ''

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • In consequence of this custom the females of this race, to quote an old English authority, had a "waddling, lamish gesture in their going."

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • And forasmuch as I discern'd; with some Degree of Curiosity, that the Sand was every where less hollow'd by one Foot in particular, than by the other three, I conceiv'd that the Bitch of our most august Queen was somewhat lamish, if I may presume to say so.

    Zadig Or, The Book of Fate

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