Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to LAMES: lams
LAMESLatin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (economics)
LAMESLaboratoire Méditerranéen de Sociologie (Aix-en-Provence, France)
References in classic literature ?
I don't know what's the matter with him, but it is a great shame to send out a lame beast like this.
It is the Lame Tiger too, and there is a hundred rupees on his head.
He knew that pigs are slippery; but surely, such a VERY lame pig could never run!
His mode was to seat himself upon the ground, with his rifle cocked and resting on his lame arm.
Then she called Vulcan and said, "Vulcan, come here, Thetis wants you"; and the far-famed lame god answered, "Then it is indeed an august and honoured goddess who has come here; she it was that took care of me when I was suffering from the heavy fall which I had through my cruel mother's anger--for she would have got rid of me because I was lame.
Why, she is lame," said the Chevalier de Lorraine, stretching himself on his cushions.
This was Shere Khan, the Lame Tiger, limping down to the water.
For he that cannot possibly mend his own case, will do what he can, to impair another's; except these defects light upon a very brave, and heroical nature, which thinketh to make his natural wants part of his honor; in that it should be said, that an eunuch, or a lame man, did such great matters; affecting the honor of a miracle; as it was in Narses the eunuch, and Agesilaus and Tamberlanes, that were lame men.