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lame

disabled or crippled in the legs or feet

What does it mean when you dream about limping?

A dream about limping could represent feelings of weakness, inadequacy, or uncertainties about a particular situation. A dream about lameness might also be alluding to the metaphorical use of “lame” as being pathetic or unoriginal.

lamé

[la′mā]
(textiles)
A fabric, usually of silk, rayon, or polyester, ornamented with flat metal threads.
References in classic literature ?
And if you don't want to lame your horse you must look sharp and get them out quickly.
The little attorney burst into a loud laugh, and returning the card to the lame man, informing him it was all a mistake, whispered to Mr.
Some relics of his old calling hang upon the walls, and these it is the chosen recreation of a little lame man about the stable-yard to keep gleaming bright.
Just as Partridge had uttered that good and pious doctrine, with which the last chapter concluded, they arrived at another cross-way, when a lame fellow in rags asked them for alms; upon which Partridge gave him a severe rebuke, saying, "Every parish ought to keep their own poor.
And the lame man took up the musical phrase by repeating: "
He had a cow with a calf too, and an old lame horse-twenty-five years of age--and chickens, and pigeons, and two lambs, and many other animals.