dislocate

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dislocate (third-person singular simple present dislocates, present participle dislocating, simple past and past participle dislocated)

  1. to put something out of its usual place
  2. (medicine) to (accidentally) dislodge a skeletal bone from its joint
    • a1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, “Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone”, in Robert von Fleischhacker editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."[1], London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, ISBN 1163911380, published 1894, page 63:
      Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
    • Bill dislocated his shoulder in the fall.

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dislocate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of dislocare
  2. second-person plural imperative of dislocare
  3. feminine plural of dislocato

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