Any turn or bend like that of the elbow, in a wall, building, coastline, etc.; an angular or jointed part of any structure, such as the raised arm of a chair or sofa, or a short pipe fitting, turning at an angle or bent.
To make someone quit or lose their job so that someone else can get it.
From Middle English elbowe, from Old English elboga, elnboga, from Proto-Germanic *alinabugô ("elbow"), equivalent to ell + bow. Cognate with Scots elbuck ("elbow"), Saterland Frisian Älbooge ("elbow"), Dutch elleboog ("elbow"), Low German Ellebage ("elbow"), German Ellbogen, Ellenbogen, Danish albue ("elbow"), Icelandic olbogi, olnbogi.
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