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  • to put something out of its usual place
  • (medical) to (accidentally) dislodge a skeletal bone from its joint
         
  • Bill dislocated his shoulder in the fall.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Dis"lo*cate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dislocated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dislocating (?).] [LL. dislocatus, p. p. of dislocare; dis- + locare to place, fr. locus place. See Locus.] 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. Shak.

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.

Dis"lo*cate (?), a. [LL. dislocatus, p. p.] Dislocated. Montgomery.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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