shoulder-shotten love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Sprained in the shoulder, as a horse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Sprained in the shoulder, as a horse.


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  • "... possessed with the glanders and like to mose in the chine; troubled with the lampass, infected with the fashions, full of wind-galls, sped with spavins, rayed with the yellows, past cure of the fives, stark spoiled with the staggers, begnawn with the bots, swayed in the back and shoulder-shotten; near legged before and with a half-cheeked bit and a headstall of sheep's leather."

    William Shakespeare


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