When Iron Dome misses -- and it does sometimes miss -- the Gaza rockets kill and maim only within a very limited radius.
But what chances should I have given them to kill or maim us: Fifty-fifty?
They may maim me, or beggar me, but they shall not say I fled from my accusers.
What if she maim and mutilate all the animals in her Noah's Ark?
A spirited horse is a source of great enjoyment, but if not controlled may maim us for life.
We will beat him, and put him in our stocks, and maim his cattle.
But he reasoned that if they really wanted to make a man of him they would not really try to kill him or maim him.
A drop from that height would probably kill or at least maim him.
There has been a conspiracy to maim or kidnap my man, and I have every reason to believe that you are privy to it.
Is it lawful to maim a fellow-creature merely to serve oneself?
c.1300, maimen, from Old French mahaignier "injure, wound, muitilate, cripple, disarm," possibly from Vulgar Latin *mahanare (cf. Provençal mayanhar, Italian magagnare), of unknown origin; or possibly from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *mait- (cf. Old Norse meiða "to hurt," related to mad (adj.)), or from PIE root *mai- "to cut." Related: Maimed; maiming.