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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.
References in classic literature ?
the cripple and the legless man, in his bowl, came up on their side in great haste, and with great clamor of bowl and crutches, upon the pavement.
" La buona mancia !" chanted the cripple in the bowl.
" Onde vas, hombre ?" (Where are you going, my man?) cried the cripple, flinging away his crutches, and running after him with the best legs that ever traced a geometrical step upon the pavements of Paris.
'None,' replied the landlord of the Cripples; for it was he.
"We call it," replied the cripple, "the Eight Chained Ourang-Outangs, and it really is excellent sport if well enacted."
The cripple hurled his torch at them, clambered leisurely to the ceiling, and disappeared through the sky-light.
"He is a cripple in the sense that he walks with a limp; but in other respects he appears to be a powerful and well-nurtured man.
The ex-coordinator of the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan, Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman further said that polio is a disease that cripples a child for the entire life.
The goal of training for cripples is to ensure the dog focuses on the wounded bird and can tune out any other distractions.
Pakistan is among two countries along with Afghanistan where polio - a disease that cripples kids for life - is still an endemic, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
A MAN accused of declaring "all cripples should be killed" was jailed for eight months yesterday over a parking row with a wheelchair user.
And in Nigeria, where the government has failed to effectively deal with the Boko Haram insurgency, polio again kills, cripples and maims.