|to steal or take dishonestly (money, esp. public funds, or property entrusted to one's care); embezzle.|
|to expurgate (a written work) by removing or modifying passages considered vulgar or objectionable.|
|1.||disabled or crippled in the legs or feet|
|2.||painful or weak: a lame back|
|3.||weak; unconvincing: a lame excuse|
|4.||not effective or enthusiastic: a lame try|
|5.||slang (US) conventional or uninspiring|
|6.||(tr) to make lame|
|[Old English lama; related to Old Norse lami, German lahm]|
adj. lam·er, lam·est
Disabled so that movement, especially walking, is difficult or impossible.
Marked by pain or rigidness.
and laine; lane