shoul·der || 'ʃəʊldə(r) n. part of the body between the neck and the upper arm (in humans or animals); something which resembles a shoulder; area bordering a road v. place on the shoulder; take on an obligation, carry a burden, take on responsibility; pave the way, create a path

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Shouldered — Shoul dered, a. Having shoulders; used in composition; as, a broad shouldered man. He was short shouldered. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -shouldered — shouldered, combining form. having shoulders: »Round shouldered = having round shoulders …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shouldered — Shoulder Shoul der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shouldered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shouldering}.] 1. To push or thrust with the shoulder; to push with violence; to jostle. [1913 Webster] As they the earth would shoulder from her seat. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shouldered — adjective having shoulders or shoulders as specified; usually used as a combining form (Freq. 1) stoop shouldered broad shouldered • Pertains to noun: ↑shoulder …   Useful english dictionary

  • shouldered — adjective Having or pertaining to shoulders. She was bare shouldered …   Wiktionary

  • shouldered — shoulder ► NOUN 1) the joint between the upper arm or forelimb and the main part of the body. 2) a joint of meat from the upper foreleg and shoulder blade of an animal. 3) a part of something resembling a shoulder, in particular a point at which… …   English terms dictionary

  • shouldered — adjective see shoulder I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shouldered — a form of fish preparation where the head, viscera, and belly flaps are removed by a cut made from the back of the head to the rear of the belly cavity …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • shouldered — adj. == having shoulders. Alys. 4968 …   Oldest English Words

  • Shouldered Arch — See: Arch, Shouldered …   Medieval glossary

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