spauld

noun
variants: or less commonly spaul \ ˈspȯl(d) , -​pal-​ \
plural -s

Definition of spauld

1 chiefly Scottish : shoulder
2 chiefly Scottish : limb entry 1 sense 2

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History and Etymology for spauld

Middle English spalde, spaulde, spald, from (assumed) Old French espalde, variant of espaule

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“Spauld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spauld. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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