5 dicționare găsite pentru maim
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Maim \Maim\, n. [Written in law language maihem, and mayhem.] [OF. mehaing. See Maim, v.] 1. The privation of the use of a limb or member of the body, by which one is rendered less able to defend himself or to annoy his adversary. [1913 Webster] 2. The privation of any necessary part; a crippling; mutilation; injury; deprivation of something essential. See Mayhem. [1913 Webster] Surely there is more cause to fear lest the want there of be a maim than the use of it a blemish. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] A noble author esteems it to be a maim in history that the acts of Parliament should not be recited. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Maim \Maim\ (m[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Maimed (m[=a]md);p. pr. & vb. n. Maiming.] [OE. maimen, OF. mahaignier, mehaignier, meshaignier, cf. It. magagnare, LL. mahemiare, mahennare; perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. mac'ha[~n]a to mutilate, m[=a]c'ha to crowd, press; or cf. OHG. mang[=o]n to lack, perh. akin to E. mangle to lacerate. Cf. Mayhem.] 1. To deprive of the use of a limb, so as to render a person in fighting less able either to defend himself or to annoy his adversary. [1913 Webster] By the ancient law of England he that maimed any man whereby he lost any part of his body, was sentenced to lose the like part. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To mutilate; to cripple; to injure; to disable; to impair. [1913 Webster] My late maimed limbs lack wonted might. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] You maimed the jurisdiction of all bishops. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To mutilate; mangle; cripple. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
maim v : injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
99 Moby Thesaurus words for "maim": abrade, bark, batter, blemish, bloody, break, bugger, bung up, burn, castrate, chafe, check, chip, claw, crack, craze, cripple, cut, damage, de-energize, debilitate, defoliate, denude, disable, disenable, disfigure, dismember, drain, draw and quarter, emasculate, enfeeble, flay, fracture, fray, frazzle, fret, gall, gash, hamstring, harm, hobble, hors de combat, hurt, impair, inactivate, incapacitate, incise, injure, kibosh, lacerate, lame, make mincemeat of, mangle, massacre, maul, mayhem, mutilate, peel, pick to pieces, pierce, pull apart, puncture, put, queer, queer the works, rend, rip, run, rupture, sabotage, savage, scald, scorch, scotch, scrape, scratch, scuff, shred, skin, slash, slit, spike, sprain, stab, stick, strain, strip, take apart, tear, tear apart, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, traumatize, unfit, weaken, wing, wound, wreck, wrenchDin dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
MAIM, pleadings. This is a technical word necessary to be introduced into all indictments for mayhem; the words "feloniously did maim," must of necessity be inserted, because no other word, or any circumlocution, will answer the same purpose. 4 Inst. 118; Hawk. B. 2, c. 23, s. 17, 18, 77; Hawk. B. 2, c. 25, s, 55; 1 Chit. Cr. Law, *244.
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