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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Elbo, n. [ME. elbou, elbow(e, OE. el(n)boᵹa.] = Elbok. — a1400 Leg. S. vii. 206.
He … one kneys & elbois gat, … prayand fore thame
1600 Crim. Trials II. 156.
Mylord fellon his henche and elbo

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