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lam·er

 (lā′mər)
n. Slang
A person regarded as inept or ineffectual.
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It was a very lame pretence on both sides; the lamer, because we both went into the coffee-room, where he had just finished his breakfast, and where I ordered mine.
Now get hence, or by the Sambhur that I killed (I eat no starved cattle), back thou goest to thy mother, burned beast of the jungle, lamer than ever thou camest into the world
This is hardly the approach of a Court that recognized, a la Lamer, the existence of a `vast majority' of the populace in favor of abortion's decriminalization.
Lamer started with 200 cases each (600 retail units) of a 3-liter Sangiovese retailing for $47.
He played doubles into his 70s and funded the three Lamer handball courts at the JCC.
Citing from Big M that a constitutional provision must be understood in the light of the interests it was meant to protect, Lamer CJC for the majority explicitly recognized that this principle applied equally to the interpretation of the Charter and to subsection 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982.
Chris Lamer of Lamer Roofing & Exterior Renovations Inc.
3,000: Lamer has the top qualifying time in this event.
In this frame from the video, Walter Lamer Scott appears to be running away from City Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager
Both Dickson CJ, who wrote the majority opinion, and Lamer J agreed that the adjudicator's remedial discretion was bound by the Charter because any public official "exercising delegated powers does not have the power to make an order that would result in an infringement of the Charter" (20) But they disagreed about whether the adjudicator's decision was reasonable or, alternatively, justifiable under s 1 of the Charter.
The notion that Canadian society has become essentially secular in nature for the purposes of the law is entirely a fabrication of intellectuals and judges like Lamer.
Marjorie Agosin is the Luella Lamer Slaner Professor of Latin