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disabled or crippled in the legs or feet
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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.

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A fabric, usually of silk, rayon, or polyester, ornamented with flat metal threads.
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Little can be expected from Lamely after his out-of-the-blue Puerto Rico Open victory on Monday - form-figures of MC-18-42-MC-MC-MC-73 did nothing to suggest his breakthrough was imminent - and Stricker looked a long way short of his best at Doral.
However, although Recoba headed lamely when he should have scored in the first half, and a Crespo lob only just cleared the crossbar late in the second, the truth is that, in practice, Inter's goal threat was minimal.
Whether their Italian programme, lamely entitled Visions of Italy , actually does, is uncertain.
He saw retired Chief Inspector Bill Stephen, 55, wearing pyjamas and said lamely: "Sorry, I think I'm in the wrong house," and then found himself in a headlock.
He admitted he read them the riot act when his side lost so lamely at City.
Galbraith only promised lamely to keep the issue "under review".
But after a year's delay FIFA has lamely passed the matter back, saying it is now the FA's problem.
And Scottish Office Minister George Kynoch lamely said of the failure to reverse the eventual closure:
Lamely the police say they can't help and Edwin, 85, who fought in Burma during WWII, said: "This is a bitter pill to swallow."
And when the Record asked the water minister why he wasn't out meeting victims, he said lamely: "I'd just get in the way."
Lamely, TV watchdog Ofcom couldn't explain - apart from stating the obvious fact that Shop Smart is no longer on air.
Finally, Dyer lamely slipped over in the last minute to allow Bolo Zenden's cross to set up Boro's equaliser.