Lameness


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Lameness

See also Deformity.
Lamentation (See GRIEF.)
Byron, Lord
(1788–1824) limped because of his club foot. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 152]
Carey, Philip
schoolmates used his clubfoot as object of ridicule. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage, Magill I, 670–672]
Giles, St.
patron of cripples; accidentally hobbled, refused cures. [Christian Hagiog.: Brewster, 392]
Henkies
trows (goblins) who limp when dancing. [Scot. Folk-lore: Briggs, 219–220]
Hephaestus
blacksmith god; said to have been lamed when ejected from Olympus by Zeus. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
Mephibosheth
crippled in childhood when nurse dropped him. [O.T.: II Samuel, 4:4]
Oedipus
lamed by Laius with a spike through his feet in infancy. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 730]
Porgy
crippled Negro beggar of Catfish Row. [Am. Lit.: Porgy, Magill I, 764–766]
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
(1882–1945) 32nd president of U.S.; stricken with polio and confined to wheelchair. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2355]
Tamerlane
(1336–1405) Mongol conqueror, his name a corruption of Timur i Long (Timur the Lame). [Asian Hist.: Benét, 985]
Tiny Tim
crippled son of Bob Cratchit. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
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No scientific evidence currently exists to indicate that cows kept outside are "happier" than those kept indoors, although studies have shown that cows kept permanently housed are more susceptible to lameness.
I was very impressed by the enthusiasm of farmers in both France and North America who have seen big reductions in lameness since installing this flooring.
On first glance you may think the animal has a sprained or broken foot because of the swelling and extreme lameness.
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Off-and-on lameness is a common sign of degenerative joint disease," says Dr.
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The Committee heard that, in 2002, Mr Hallum had examined a nine-year old gelding called Noah, owned by Mr and Mrs King, for intermittent hind leg lameness.