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limping


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Limp  \Limp\  (l[i^]mp),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Limped}  (l[i^]mt; 
  215);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Limping}.]  [Cf.  AS  lemphealt  lame, 
  OHG.  limphen  to  limp,  be  weak;  perh.  akin  to  E.  lame,  or  to 
  limp,  a  [root]120.] 
  To  halt;  to  walk  lamely.  Also  used  figuratively.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  limping 
  n  :  disability  of  walking  due  to  crippling  of  the  legs  or  feet 
  [syn:  {lameness},  {gimp},  {gimpiness},  {gameness},  {claudication}] 




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