Elbow El"bow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elbowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Elbowing}.] To push or hit with the elbow, as when one pushes by another. [1913 Webster]

They [the Dutch] would elbow our own aldermen off the Royal Exchange. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{To elbow one's way}, to force one's way by pushing with the elbows; as, to elbow one's way through a crowd. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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