Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of scapula.

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Examples

  • Our shoulders rotate, our scapulas slide, our pelvises pivot, our arms flex and our fingers extend.

    Tracing Those Angry Birds to the Dawn of Man

  • Ben hugged Janet, his outstretched arms getting only as far as her scapulas.

    Parents Behaving Badly

  • I like old technology - I spent this morning watching Betty Boop cartoons from the 1930's and wishing I had a record player so I could play my stone-age rock and roll, which is music made from mastodon scapulas and sea turtle shells.

    My dog ate my homework

  • In fact, Holzer's earliest piece on view, Lustmord (1993-1995) was created in reaction to the systematic rape of women during the Bosnian War, its rows of silver-banded ribs and knuckles, scapulas and vertabrae arranged on simple wooden tables in juxtaposition to the surrounding high-tech displays.

    Victoria Lautman: At the Crossroads of Politics and Art, Jenny Holzer is Waiting

  • It's based on the design of a ceratopsian, with the passenger seat built into the pelvis area, and the driver's seat between the scapulas.

    Walking Vehicles, part 2.

  • And it was scapulas, Catholic sacramental items, all the way around.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2008

  • Alia Insula habet homines aspectu deformes, nihil autem colli aut capitis ostendentes, vnde et Acephali nuncupantur: oculos autem habent ante ad scapulas, et in loco pectoris os apertum ad formam ferri, quo nostri caballi frænantur.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Alia Insula habet homines aspectu deformes, nihil autem colli aut capitis ostendentes, vnde et Acephali nuncupantur: oculos autem habent ante ad scapulas, et in loco pectoris os apertum ad formam ferri, quo nostri caballi fr鎛antur.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • She kept pulling until she saw the next important landmark of a breech delivery, the scapulas.

    The Silent Cradle

  • To this question, he replied, that venesection had been three times performed; that a vesicatory had been applied inter scapulas; that the patient had taken occasionally of a cathartic apozem, and between whiles, alexipharmic boluses and neutral draughts.

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

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