shoulder-high

shoulder-high

adj
as high as a person's shoulder
Translations

shoulder-high

[ˈʃəʊldəˈhaɪ] adv to carry sb shoulder-highportare qn in trionfo
References in classic literature ?
At six o'clock the wheat-rick was about shoulder-high from the ground.
On every hand opened tiny vistas of enchantment, where young redwoods grouped still and stately about fallen giants, shoulder-high to the horses, moss-covered and dissolving into mold.
It was a noble valley, now shut in by high canyon walls, and again opening out into beautiful stretches, wide and long, with pasture shoulder-high in the bottoms, meadows dotted with flowers, and with clumps of timberspruce--virgin and magnificent.
Over the edge there peeped a clean-cut, boyish face, which looked keenly about it, and then, with a hand on either side of the aperture, drew itself shoulder-high and waist-high, until one knee rested upon the edge.
A pitch invasion and delirious, manic scenes greeted Mike Dean's final whistle, with Boro players carried shoulder-high by swarms of overjoyed fans.
FIREFIGHTERS from West Midlands Fire Service waded for two miles through shoulder-high water to rescue a sick woman trapped by flooding in York.
diego | diego | Costa had replaced Didier Drogba, who was carried shoulder-high from the pitch by his team-mates after his final performance in a Chelsea shirt.
Drogba, 37, who announced before kick-off he was leaving Chelsea, but wanted to carry on playing for one more year, was carried off shoulder-high by his team-mates.
An impromptu disco broke out at the Cardiff City Stadium and players were held shoulder-high as emotions that had been held back for a long time were finally allowed to flow.
On the surrounding streets of modest homes--some newly scraped and painted, some not--wonderfully wild front yards spill lavender and agaves, fruit trees and shoulder-high poppies.
After being acclaimed as winners, Harry and Aliona were carried shoulder-high by his McFly bandmates in celebration.
The beeper/locator is valuable for finding a gun dog that might be just beyond visibility, searching for ringneck roosters in shoulder-high prairie grass.