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.
To mutilate; to cripple; to injure; to disable; to impair.
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.
The privation of any necessary part; a crippling; mutilation; injury; deprivation of something essential. See Mayhem.
To cripple or mutilate in any way; to inflict upon a person any injury that deprives him or her of the use of any limb or member of his or her body; to seriously wound, disfigure, or disable. (See also mayhem.)
vt. deprive of the use of some necessary part of the body; cripple; mutinlate; disable.
injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
Wound or injure so that part of the body is permanently damaged.