from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a slip of the shoulder; suffering dislocation of the shoulder-joint.
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And so heaving him up again upon his legs, once more the knight mounted poor Rozinante, that was half shoulder-slipped with his fall.
“they seem to have some mettle; but then they are mere colts, and will take the devil-and-all of breaking: methinks this hinder one is shoulder-slipped.” — “D — them,” cried the commodore, “I wish both their necks were broke, thof the two cost me forty good yellow-boys.”.
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