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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crip·pled a. Lamed; lame; disabled; impeded. “The crippled crone.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Crip·ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crippled p. pr. & vb. n. Crippling ]
 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, particularly of a leg or foot; to lame.
    He had crippled the joints of the noble child.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. To deprive of strength, activity, or capability for service or use; to disable; to deprive of resources; as, to be financially crippled.
    More serious embarrassments . . . were crippling the energy of the settlement in the Bay.   --Palfrey.
    An incumbrance which would permanently cripple the body politic.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game
            leg" [syn: halt, halting, lame, game]