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cripple

(krĭp′əl)
n.
a. Often Offensive A person who is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs:
b. An animal that is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs: cannot race a horse that is a cripple.
tr.v. crip·pled, crip·pling, crip·ples
To cause to lose the use of a limb or limbs.

crip′pler n.
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