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[delts] /dɛlts/
plural noun
1.
Informal. deltoid muscles.
Origin of delts
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; by shortening
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  • For a few minutes the flames stood up, snapping far into the air, and throwing detached ribbons of fire toward the delt buildings.

    The Bail Jumper Robert J. C. Stead
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n.

short for deltoid (q.v.).

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