Bladebone

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bladebone The scapula. See Blade, 4.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bladebone The scapula or shoulder-blade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bladebone the flat bone at the back of the shoulder: the scapula
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bl├Žd; Ice. blad, Ger. blatt.

Usage

In literature:

It makes me think of poo Ppt's bladebone.
"The Journal to Stella" by Jonathan Swift
Two paddles were made by lashing two bladebones of the guanaco to sticks.
"The Captive in Patagonia" by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
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