Dislocate

Definition of Dislocate

Dis´lo`cate
v. t.1.To displace; to put out of its proper place. Especially, of a bone: To remove from its normal connections with a neighboring bone; to put out of joint; to move from its socket; to disjoint; as, to dislocate your bones.
[imp. & p. p. Dislocated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Dislocating .]
After some time the strata on all sides of the globe were dislocated.
- Woodward.
And thus the archbishop's see, dislocated or out of joint for a time, was by the hands of his holiness set right again.
- Fuller.
a.1.Dislocated.

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