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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hamstring:
any of five tendons at the back of a person’s knee:
he pulled a hamstring
the great tendon at the back of a quadruped’s hock.
verb (past and past participle hamstrung)
cripple (a person or animal) by cutting their hamstrings.
severely restrict the efficiency or effectiveness of:
we were hamstrung by a total lack of knowledge
16th century: from ham1 + string