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gimpy

(ˈgɪmpi)
1. mod. crippled; lame. I got a gimpy leg. I’ll catch up in a minute.
2. n. a police officer. (Also a rude term of address. A pun on lame, an inept person.) Here comes gimpy, swinging his stick.
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Whereas knee braces used to be worn by players who were protecting a previous injury (envision Joe Namath and his gimpy, surgically repaired knees hobbling in archaic, bulky braces), today's athletes are wearing modern, streamlined-versions as a preventative measure.
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As this scenario continued for several weeks, I studied the gimpy fawn, hoping to find out what was wrong with him.
Of the number of tests created by the team, Gimpy is the most clever.
THE jungle itself is home to "Gimpy Gimpy," a particularly nasty stinging bug which comes in four species, as well as several vicious types of stinging nettles.
The gimpy, not exactly factory-new equipment the artist uses for her film installations does in fact require extensive care and maintenance.
When I read about the ABC drugs in InsideMS, I ran (in my gimpy way) right down to my doctor's office and begged her to recommend the one she thought was right for me.
Run stuffer Gilbert Brown is hampered by a gimpy ankle and running back Travis Jervey (hamstring) and cornerback Leroy Butler (ankle) are also below full power.
I got a right leg full of reluctance," says gimpy Liberty, walking home through winter slush.
A gimpy, gnarly post oak, it clung to the edge of a rocky, southwest-facing bluff in the Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, directly above an old rock shelter at which archaeologists have documented thousands of years of human occupation.
Writer Jim Thornton pointed out in his lead story, "The Indestructible Man," sports injuries seldom receive attention, in part because of the comic portrait usually painted of the gimpy weekend warrior.
The right fielder, who is frequently gimpy, will have tests on the knee to determine treatment and how long he may be out.
The last time Yazdani was seen, he was being assisted out the London 2012 Olympics on a gimpy knee.
Long had his ankle taped and appeared gimpy but kept playing against the Red Wolves.