hip pad


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hip pad protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football and hockey players
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In literature:

The tightly laced long-pointed bodice now appears, with and without padded hips.
"Woman as Decoration" by Emily Burbank
His hands held a pad of rags against his hip, and his face was shaded with pain.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton
These pads rest against the cushion of muscles behind the hips (the muscles forming the rump).
"Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured" by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
In order that the runner may not be continually cut and bruised by gravel or rough ground he should protect his hips and knees by pads.
"Base-Ball" by John M. Ward
Wide pads should be placed over the ribs under the outside splint to fill the space above the hips and under the armpit.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume I (of VI)" by Various
The ground was padded with pine-needles, briony berries shone in the hedgerows below, and hips and haws and rowans also rioted in red.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand

In news:

Plagued by a thick middle, padded hips or a large behind.
Start by lying face down on a padded surface or mat with your feet hip-width apart.
Who knows what went on in Ms Kawakubo's mind to create the pads , seemingly floating under a light white dress, the mini-pillows padding the hips or the string-of-sausage effects under a skirt.
SOME GUYS playing their third year of football are still trying to avoid the mistake of slipping thigh pads into slots meant for hip pads, or vice versa.
Stagger your stance, place your front hand on the top of the pad, bend at the hips, and pull.
It's a martini lounge, restaurant and hip rock-techno pad all rolled into one.
Huge coup for vegetation-minded Center Citizens: Former Horizons GM Nicole Marquis opened her vegan fast-food joint Hip City Veg (127 S 18th St, 215-278-7605) in the old Pad Thai Shack yesterday.