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claudication (n.)

"a halting or limping, a limp," 1550s, from French claudication (13c.) or directly from Latin claudicationem (nominative claudicatio) "a limping," noun of action from past-participle stem of claudicare "to limp, be lame," from claudus "limping, halting, lame," which is of unknown origin. Related: Claudicant (adj.); claudicate.

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Definitions of claudication from WordNet

claudication (n.)
disability of walking due to crippling of the legs or feet;
Synonyms: lameness / limping / gimp / gimpiness / gameness
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