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1) Elbows. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Shabbily dressed (applied to men only), metaphorically, short of money; hackneyed;stale; thus, we say of a play which has been acted too often that it is worn out...

2) elbow. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The joint or bend of the arm between the forearm and the upper arm. b. The bony outer projection of this joint. 2. A joint, as of a bird or quadruped, corresponding...

3) akimbo. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Placed in such a way as to have the hands on the hips and the elbows bowed outward: children standing with arms akimbo. 2. Being in a bent, bowed, or arched position:...

4) 2. Cadenza. IX. Haze. Sandburg, Carl. 1920. Smoke and Steel
...THE KNEES of this proud woman are bone. The elbows of this proud woman 5 are bone. The summer-white stars and the winter-white stars never stop circling around this...

5) 41033. Nabokov, Vladimir. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...The locomotive, working rapidly with its elbows, hurried through a pine forest, then-with relief-among fields. ATTRIBUTION:Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born...

6) 55123. Stafford, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...William Stafford (1914-1941), U.S. poet. At the Bomb Testing Site (l. 1-4). The Darkness Around Us Is Deep; Selected Poems. Robert Bly, ed. (1993) HarperCollins....

7) 53128. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...Thou hast no more brain than I have in mine elbows. ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Thersites, in Troilus and Cressida, act...

8) 23836. Frost, Robert. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...They were not on the table with their elbows.They were not sleeping in the shelves of bunks.I saw no men there and no bones of men there. ATTRIBUTION:Robert Frost...

9) 30458. James, Henry. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...She was a woman who, between courses, could be graceful with her elbows on the table. ATTRIBUTION:Henry James (1843-1916), U.S. author. The Ambassadors, bk. 7, ch....

10) 7537. Blake, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...When a man has married a wife, he finds out whetherHer knees and elbows are only glued together. ATTRIBUTION:William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, mystic....

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