shoulder mark


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shoulder mark epaulets that indicate rank
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In literature:

A singular distinctive mark was the wearing on both sides of the forehead long curls falling to the shoulders.
"From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life" by Captain A. T. Mahan
His hands found their mark, the shoulders of the stranger.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
Mark held Priss by the shoulders, laughing down at her.
"All the Brothers Were Valiant" by Ben Ames Williams
You see it is over my right shoulder at present; there is the mark of my shadow on the side.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
She marked the stoop of his broad shoulders; the way in which he seemed to find it difficult to hold up his head.
"The Mistress of Shenstone" by Florence L. Barclay
In the vanguard marched the "Harassers," marked by the lion's skin which covered their heads and shoulders.
"The Brass Bell" by Eugène Sue
Over her shoulder Eleanor caught the white, intent face of Mark Heath.
"The Readjustment" by Will Irwin
His eyes were fixed on the lady's shoulder, where the indistinct marks of the brand were still visible.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
The distance was soon measured and marked; and while Hans carried down the heavy posts one by one on his shoulder, the others went to work.
"Out on the Pampas" by G. A. Henty
One bullet grazed Hal's shoulder, the others flew wide of their mark.
"The Missing Tin Box" by Arthur M. Winfield
This young friend of mine has a mark on his shoulder which looks like a knife.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
So marked, indeed, that the man rose to shoulder his way to the door.
"Brooke's Daughter" by Adeline Sergeant
Sometimes they hit the mark, but at others fell harmlessly upon his broad shoulders.
"A Daughter of the Forest" by Evelyn Raymond
There is the spot,' looking over his left shoulder and asking one of the men to mark it.
"Uncle Daniel's Story Of "Tom" Anderson And Twenty Great Battles" by John McElroy
I had blue marks on my shoulders and on my hips and under my knees.
"The Everett massacre" by Walker C. Smith
He greeted me with a cordiality very marked for him, and laid a hand on his son's shoulder affectionately.
"The Great Miss Driver" by Anthony Hope
The mark upon your shoulder is known to the commandant.
"In the Day of Adversity" by John Bloundelle-Burton
The marks were shoulder high.
"Ross Grant Tenderfoot" by John Garland
As it was, there was a blue mark on her shoulder that she kept hidden for some days.
"God's Green Country" by Ethel M. Chapman
Marks clutched him by the shoulder.
"Object: matrimony" by Montague Glass

In poetry:

White, white was the mother
As a dusty white road;
Black on back and on shoulders
The cross-marking showed.
"Asses" by Padraic Colum
Thus, from the people, sly and vain,
Rich, poor, and young, or older;
William was singl'd out, like Cain,
And mark'd upon the shoulder.
"The Spotted Coat" by William Hutton
I bore thee on My shoulders and rejoiced:
Men only marked upon My shoulders borne
The branding cross; and shouted hungry-voiced,
Or wagged their heads in scorn.
"The Love Of Christ Which Passeth Kowledge" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Ah, the clear morning! I can see St. Mark's;
That black streak is the belfry. Stop: Vicenza
Should lie . . . there's Padua, plain enough, that blue!
Look o'er my shoulder, follow my finger!
"Pippa Passes: Part I: Morning" by Robert Browning
Mark how her turning shoulders wind the hours,
And hasten while her penniless rich palms
Pass superscription of bent foam and wave,—
Hasten, while they are true,—sleep, death, desire,
Close round one instant in one floating flower.
"Voyages II" by Harold Hart Crane

In news:

This week's Flyer on the Wall employs selective color and subjective contrast to hype a Halloween show featuring Mark Mallman, Shoulder Voices and Mrdrbrd.
Watch Shoulder Voices and Mark Mallman music videos below.
His shoulders are rounded and his large, thick frame shows marks of age.
Capella marks the Charioteer 's left shoulder.
Menkalinan, the second-brightest star in Auriga, marks the right shoulder.
Though Josh has penned songs for previous albums, with this release he steps into his own as a songwriter with eight finely crafted contributions, such as the Vern Gosdin-esque ballad "Cold Shoulder," written with Mark Narmore.
Examining the back of a small painting is no big deal for art dealer Mark Sublette, but osteoarthritis in his back and shoulder make lifting anything bigger a painful experience.
Found black dog on North Parkway , about 45 pounds with light brown face and feet markings with a white/silvery streak on top of shoulder area.
With all the NY Media's attention on Tebow's shoulders, Mark Sanchez finally has time out of the public eye in the city that never sleeps.
I bought a new marking gauge to cut across the grain when I lay out tenon shoulders and dovetails.
White markings on any part of the hip, shoulder or side of the body such as spots, stripes or belts are not acceptable.