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akimbo
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
  • The basket being large and heavy, Car had placed it for convenience of porterage on the top of her head, where it rode on in jeopardized balance as she walked with arms akimbo.
    1 — The Maiden (88% in)

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