elbow

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Related to elbowed: bend the elbow, give the elbow
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Synonyms for elbow

Synonyms for elbow

hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped

a sharp bend in a road or river

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a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it

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the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint

the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow

push one's way with the elbows

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shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

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References in classic literature ?
Bankers, farmers, sailors, cotton-planters, brokers, merchants, watermen, magistrates, elbowed each other in the most free-and-easy way.
And Edna, bullied and elbowed and shoved about, clinging desperately to her basket and seeking a dressing room, took note of it all.
Saxon clung to Billy, who slowly and methodically elbowed and shouldered a way for her.
Sikes, dragging Oliver after him, elbowed his way through the thickest of the crowd, and bestowed very little attention on the numerous sights and sounds, which so astonished the boy.
Having had a good look at his man, McMurdo elbowed his way forward with his usual careless audacity, and pushed himself through the little group of courtiers who were fawning upon the powerful boss, laughing uproariously at the smallest of his jokes.