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Right shoulder arms


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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Right shoulder arms (Mil) a position in the Manual of Arms which the piece is placed on the right shoulder, with the lock plate up, and the muzzle elevated and inclined to the left, and held as in the illustration.
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In literature:

He fired and hit me in the right arm just below the shoulder.
"The War in South Africa" by Arthur Conan Doyle
His right arm was shattered midway between the shoulder and elbow.
"The New England Magazine Volume 1, No. 6, June, 1886, Bay State Monthly Volume 4, No. 6, June, 1886" by Various
By a return shot he was wounded in the shoulder, and his right arm hung useless.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
Reverse, using the left arm and throwing over the right shoulder.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
He showed her how to hold the weapon, told her to stand sideways to the target, with her right arm extended and rigid, level with the shoulder.
"The Range Boss" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Without more words, Colonel Howell shot out his right arm and caught the man by his shoulder.
"On the Edge of the Arctic" by Harry Lincoln Sayler
Right shoulder shift arms!
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
I put my right arm under the man's shoulders and raised the upper part of his body from the berth.
"The Crack of Doom" by Robert Cromie
Blood was spurting from his right arm, between elbow and shoulder.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
Place your right arm under the far shoulder in such a way that the patient's head rests in your bent elbow.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
He found Hahn, crumpled up, shot through the right arm and a thigh, besides the other wound in his shoulder.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
Her dark head was resting upon his shoulder, while his strong right arm was about her slim waist.
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
The watcher above saw his right hand and arm whip out level with his shoulders.
"The Coyote" by James Roberts
Davidge's right arm was ripped from the shoulder and his hat vanished, all but the brim.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Continue the motion till the arm is extended to the right, on a level with the shoulder, edge to the rear.
"Broad-Sword and Single-Stick" by R. G. Allanson-Winn
Ravenel's right arm was curved over Fannie's shoulder and about her waist.
"John March, Southerner" by George W. Cable
His arm darted down to catch one shoulder, and his right hand swung back and up.
"Pursuit" by Lester del Rey
This sack is worn under the left arm, the strap going over the right shoulder and hooking in front.
"The Apple" by Various
Mr. Spout continued: "Let your arm," said he, "hang in an easy position from the right shoulder.
"The History and Records of the Elephant Club" by Knight Russ Ockside and Q. K. Philander Doesticks
Her right arm came down upon Lee's shoulder in a gesture of confidence.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade

In news:

My right arm ended three and a half inches below the shoulder.
Brewers right-hander Dave Bush got MRI exams on his right arm and shoulder to try to determine why he felt fatigue in his last rehab start.
Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a sprained right shoulder and left Heinz Field with his arm in a sling.