Definition of Shoulders

1. Noun. (plural of shoulder) ¹



2. Noun. (anatomy) The two shoulders and the upper portion of the back. ¹

3. Noun. Capacity for bearing a task or blame. ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of shoulder) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shoulders

1. shoulder [v] - See also: shoulder

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoulders

shoulder to cry on
shoulder vise
shoulderbag
shoulderbags
shoulderbelt
shoulderbelts
shoulderblade
shoulderblades
shouldered
shouldered arch
shoulderer
shoulderers
shouldering
shoulderless
shoulderlike
shoulders
shouldest
shouldn't
shouldn't've
shouldna
shouldnae
shoulds
shouldst
shounen
shout
shout-out
shout-outs
shout down
shout from the rooftops
shout out

Literary usage of Shoulders

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1851)
"and tunic : nor do thou stand thus in the palace, having thy broad shoulders covered with rags : it would be matter for in-. ..."

2. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1908)
"The shoulders and ditches should, if possible, be sown with grass seed or if this is not practicable see that the weeds are cut early in the season and kept ..."

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