- (a.) Lame; halting.
- (n.) One who creeps, halts, or limps; one who has lost, or never had, the use of a limb or limbs; a lame person; hence, one who is partially disabled.
- (v. t.) To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame.
- (v. t.) To deprive of strength, activity, or capability for service or use; to disable; to deprive of resources; as, to be financially crippled.