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  1. shoulder arms(Verb)

    Of a soldier at drill, to place a rifle on the right shoulder, with the forearm parallel to the ground and the hand holding the butt.

  2. shoulder arms(Verb)

    To deliberately lift the bat out of the path of the ball when it is judged to be missing the wicket.


  1. Shoulder Arms

    Shoulder Arms is Charlie Chaplin's second film for First National Pictures. Released in 1918, it is a silent comedy set in France during World War I. The main part of the film actually occurs in a dream. It co-starred Edna Purviance and Sydney Chaplin, Chaplin's brother. It is Chaplin's shortest feature film.

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