bone

Part of speech: verb

To remove the bones from.

Part of speech: verb

To stiffen with whalebone.

Part of speech: verb

To fertilise with bone - dust.

Part of speech: noun

The skeleton of a vertebrate animal, or any portion of it.

Part of speech: noun

The mortal remains.

Part of speech: noun

Something made of bone or the like.

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Usage examples "bone":

  1. We had had a agreeable talk all the way, though I couldn't help seein' she wuz too hard on butnut, and slightin' in her remarks on herrin'- bone. - "Samantha at the World's Fair", Marietta Holley.
  2. Well, my Godfrey, I hear things about you sometimes, for the most part from the speerit called Eleanor who, I warn you, has a great bone to pick with you. - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
  3. The blood vessels and nerves in the bones, and the protoplasm of the bone cells, are also counted in with the animal matter. - "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools", Francis M. Walters, A.M..