|1.||the joint between the upper arm and the forearm, formed by the junction of the radius and ulna with the humerus|
|2.||the corresponding joint or bone of birds or mammals|
|3.||the part of a garment that covers the elbow|
|4.||something resembling an elbow, such as a sharp bend in a road or river|
|5.||at one's elbow within easy reach|
|6.||out at elbow, out at elbows ragged or impoverished|
|7.||up to the elbows with, up to the elbows in busily occupied with; deeply immersed in|
|8.||(tr) to reject; dismiss. Also: give the elbow|
|9.||to make (one's way) by shoving, jostling, etc|
|10.||(tr) to knock or shove with or as if with the elbow|
|[Old English elnboga; see |
elbow el·bow (ěl'bō')
The joint or bend of the arm between the forearm and the upper arm. Also called cubitus.
The bony outer projection of this joint.
Something having a bend or an angle similar to an elbow.