Word:

Maim

Pronunciation: mām
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Maimed (māmd);p. pr. & vb. n. Maiming.]
2.To mutilate; to cripple; to injure; to disable; to impair.
n.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.
2.The privation of any necessary part; a crippling; mutilation; injury; deprivation of something essential. See Mayhem.
Verb1.maim - injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"

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.

TO MAIM, crim. law. To deprive a person of such part of his body as to render him less able in fighting or defending himself than he would have otherwise been. Vide Mayhem.

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