shoulder-blade love

Definitions

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  • n. Attributive form of shoulder blade

Etymologies

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Examples

  • One bullet ploughed a crease through his scalp, and a second burned across his shoulder-blade without breaking the skin.

    Koolau the Leper

  • I don't think it lasted four minutes, at the end of which time Bill King was the unhappy possessor of four broken ribs, a broken fore-arm, and a dislocated shoulder-blade.

    THE HEATHEN

  • That man there, that big chap, who looks the pink of condition, with nothing the matter with him, I happen to know has a perforating ulcer in his foot and another in his shoulder-blade.

    Good-bye, Jack

  • But the last one, an old rag-picker with a broken shoulder-blade, had been disposed of, and the first fragrant smoke wreaths had begun to curl about his head, when the gong of a hurrying ambulance came through the open window from the street, followed by the inevitable entry of the stretcher with its ghastly freight.

    SEMPER IDEM

  • But we didn't make there by dark, for Bright, the lead-dog, broke his shoulder-blade, and we lost an hour over him before we shot him.

    Flush of Gold

  • He provides examples: "Under your left shoulder-blade, midway between it and the hip, is a mole β€” Ha!"

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”

  • The fact that humans share a shoulder-blade bone with a fish doesn't 'prove evolution' at all.

    Wired Top Stories

  • I could see the exit wound just below his shoulder-blade, the blood spreading in a dark wide stain, bubbling up crimson through his jacket as he let out a sigh.

    Poppies and Ghosts « A Fly in Amber

  • But I have a left shoulder-blade that is a miracle of loveliness.

    Let the tree be purple.

  • Her eyes were very bright, and she felt a steady pain in her shoulder towards the top of the left shoulder-blade.

    Les Miserables

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