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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.


A fabric, usually of silk, rayon, or polyester, ornamented with flat metal threads.
References in classic literature ?
If Shere Khan had made a false step with his lame paw up in the jungles by the Waingunga, Mowgli would have heard him in those long, still mornings.
It is the Lame Tiger too, and there is a hundred rupees on his head.
There is an old war between this lame tiger and myself--a very old war, and--I have won.
But they answered the call from habit; and some of them were lame from the traps they had fallen into, and some limped from shot wounds, and some were mangy from eating bad food, and many were missing.
At this, the lame man, who had taken off his wooden leg and unstrapped his own leg, and was sitting with it stretched out upon the grass so as to rest it, made room for Robin among them.
Marry," quoth Robin, laughing, and weighing the flask in his hands ere he drank, "methinks it is no more than seemly of you all to be glad to see me, seeing that I bring sight to the blind, speech to the dumb, hearing to the deaf, and such a lusty leg to a lame man.
Robin looked after them, laughing, and thought that never had he seen so fleet a runner as the Lame man; but neither of the beggars stopped nor turned around, for each felt in his mind the wind of Robin's cudgel about his ears.
And who dared to lame an animal which belonged to my bondsman?
His mode was to seat himself upon the ground, with his rifle cocked and resting on his lame arm.
Hughes, who was second to Richard Johnson in the jump jockeys' championship last season and has established himself as the go-to rider in the north, was left fuming after being found guilty by local stewards of failing to dismount a lame horse following the success of Clondaw Draft in a novice handicap chase.
Over time, it has evolved that the Lame Ducks play an annual home and away exhibition series against a squad of international students posted to the Canadian Forces College (CFC) in Toronto.
Unfortunately for the president, his lame duck status has intensified dramatically," commentator Chris Stirewalt said on a Fox News political talk show here at home.