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  • adjective Without elbows.


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elbow +‎ -less


  • That whether it's Jefferson's language or the final draft, by comparison our political discourse is nothing more than fatted, inelegant verbosity, elbowless corporate-speak that refuses to take a stand and lets down the principled courage that started this whole thing going.

    Adam Hanft: A Geek's Fourth of July: Reading the Declaration of Independence

  • Across his narrow chest a ragged elbowless coat was hitched together by one button, while a pair of bare, spindling legs dwindled away respectively into a high black shoe, and a low-cut tan one, both of which were well ventilated at the heels.

    A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill

  • The cause of most of his trouble, however, was clothes; seatless trousers, elbowless coats, brimless hats, constituted a series of daily mortifications which were little short of torture.

    Calvary Alley


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