What does the word bone mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Francis M. Walters, A.M.