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Definitions of shoulder:

  • noun:   narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
  • noun:   the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
  • noun:   a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
  • noun:   a cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal
  • verb:   push with the shoulders
    Example: "He shouldered his way into the crowd"
  • verb:   carry a burden, either real or metaphoric
    Example: "Shoulder the burden"
  • verb:   lift onto one's shoulders
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78209)

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