Online Encyclopedia

SHOULDER (in O.E. sculder, cognate wi...

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 1014 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
SHOULDER (in O.E. sculder, cognate with Ger. Schulter, Dutch schouder, Swed. skuldra, &c; the root is unknown), the name of that part of the body of man and animals where the upper arm or fore-leg articulates with the collar bone and shoulder-blade (see JOINTS).
End of Article: SHOULDER (in O.E. sculder, cognate with Ger. Schulter, Dutch schouder, Swed. skuldra, &c; the root is unknown)
[back]
SHOTTS
[next]
SHOVEL (O.E. scoff, from root of scufan, to shove, ...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.