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Overview of noun shoulder

The noun shoulder has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (65) shoulder

(the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm)

2. shoulder

(a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg)

3. shoulder, shoulder joint, articulatio humeri

(a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula)

4. shoulder

(the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder; "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform")

5. shoulder, berm

(a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road; "the car pulled off onto the shoulder")


Overview of verb shoulder

The verb shoulder has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) shoulder

(lift onto one's shoulders)

2. (2) shoulder

(push with the shoulders; "He shouldered his way into the crowd")

3. shoulder

(carry a burden, either real or metaphoric; "shoulder the burden")

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