Entry from British & World English dictionary
A person who is in need or who is the object of charity: Who do you want the money for? Not another of your lame dogs, is it?
More example sentences
- But he had a heart of gold and helped many a lame dog over stiles.
- So what if it was a lame dog in need of a home and security?
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