shoulder pad


a small pad inserted to raise or give shape to the shoulder of a garment

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Examples from the Web for shoulder pad

Historical Examples of shoulder pad

  • Mr. Romfrey raised the gun from his shoulder-pad, and grounded it.

  • Then Baldwin put on him a “shoulder-pad” to bear the weight of the helmet, etcetera, and prevent chafing.

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