By that time, one student had already been shot in the shoulder.
Ironically, Rubin would go to work for Citigroup and shoulder much of the blame for its demise.
A fragment penetrated her shoulder, missing a major artery by an inch.
Her hand tightened on mine and her head fell back upon my shoulder, but she still trembled and I petted her and comforted her.
While I was in the arena, a demonstrator who'd been shot in the shoulder lay on his side for about an hour on the arena floor.
I could see where the red fountain gushed from a wound in his shoulder.
Jim turned and stood shoulder to shoulder with the Apache chief.
Willem, as he spoke, raised the heavy death-dealing roer to his shoulder.
She lifted him from her shoulder, set him on her knee, and gave him a bit of cake.
And when I tried to thank them for their kindness he laid his hand upon my shoulder.
Old English sculdor "shoulder," from West Germanic *skuldro (cf. Middle Dutch scouder, Dutch schouder, Old Frisian skoldere, Middle Low German scholder, Old High German scultra, German Schulter), of unknown origin, perhaps related to shield (n.). Meaning "edge of the road" is attested from 1933. Cold shoulder (Neh. ix:29) translates Latin humerum recedentum dare in Vulgate (but see cold shoulder). Shoulder-length, of hair, is from 1951.
c.1300, "to push with the shoulder," from shoulder (n.). Meaning "take a burden" first recorded 1580s. The military sense is from 1590s. Related: Shouldered; shouldering.
shoulder shoul·der (shōl'dər)
The joint connecting the arm with the torso.
The part of the human body between the neck and upper arm.