from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of elbow.
  • adj. Having bends or corners.
  • adj. Having some specific type of elbow

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Supplied with or shaped like an elbow; specifically, in entomology, turning at an angle; kneed; geniculate: as, elbowed antennæ; elbowed marks.


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