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Definition of Elbow grease

Elbow grease
Elbow El"bow, n. [AS. elboga, elnboga (akin to D. elleboga, OHG. elinbogo, G. ellbogen, ellenbogen, Icel. ?lnbogi; prop.; arm-bend); eln ell (orig., forearm) + boga a bending. See 1st Ell, and 4th Bow.] 1. The joint or bend of the arm; the outer curve in the middle of the arm when bent. Her arms to the elbows naked. --R. of Gloucester. 2. Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, and the like; a sudden turn in a line of coast or course of a river; also, an angular or jointed part of any structure, as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent. 3. (Arch.) A sharp angle in any surface of wainscoting or other woodwork; the upright sides which flank any paneled work, as the sides of windows, where the jamb makes an elbow with the window back. --Gwilt. Note: Elbow is used adjectively or as part of a compound, to denote something shaped like, or acting like, an elbow; as, elbow joint; elbow tongs or elbow-tongs; elbowroom, elbow-room, or elbow room. At the elbow, very near; at hand. Elbow grease, energetic application of force in manual labor. [Low] Elbow in the hawse (Naut.), the twisting together of two cables by which a vessel rides at anchor, caused by swinging completely round once. --Totten. Elbow scissors (Surg.), scissors bent in the blade or shank for convenience in cutting. --Knight. Out at elbow, with coat worn through at the elbows; shabby; in needy circumstances.

Meaning of Elbow grease from wikipedia

- Elbow grease is an idiom for working hard at manual labour. It is a figure of speech for humorously indicating nothing else but manual work is required...
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- festival". Ottawa Citizen, May 11, 2002. "Sorbara prepared to apply a little elbow grease: She and Shakira 'go for the same look'". Edmonton Journal, April 24...
- and Reel Love (2011). Reynolds was top billed in Category 5 (2014) and Elbow Grease (2016) and could be seen in Pocket Listing (2014), and Hollow Cr**** (2015)...
- Whimsical Jailer, wild goose chase, tackiness, dirty tricks, sour grapes, elbow grease, feet of clay, loose cannons, crackpots, lip service, slam dunks, feedback...
- (2004-05-05). "It takes computer effects to make movie monsters — but elbow grease helps". San Francisco Chronicle. Hearst Communications Inc. Gary Arnold...
- sending a new camper after a "left handed smoke bender (or shifter)", “elbow grease”, or "100 feet of s****line" are similar practices.[citation needed]...
- Festival of Wales. Siân currently lives and has her own business ‘Fiddler’s Elbow Greasemaking balms from hemp, in North Oxfordshire and retired as a performing...
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