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[delts] /dɛlts/
plural noun
Informal. deltoid muscles.
Origin of delts
1965-70; by shortening Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They are not heavy, and besides, I am to walk only as far as Mrs. delts.

    The Bail Jumper Robert J. C. Stead
  • The best tick I have is none too good for Mr. Gardiner, was Mrs. delts reply, which left the young man speechless.

    The Bail Jumper Robert J. C. Stead
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deltoid muscles
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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