marrow

Part of speech: adjective

Marrowy.

Part of speech: noun

A soft tissue found in the central cavities of bones; essence; pith.

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Usage examples "marrow":

  1. A good ripe vegetable marrow would have put either of them to the blush. - "The Khedive's Country", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Monsieur Marneffe has not five years to live; he is rotten to the marrow of his bones. - "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.
  3. At last he was drawn forth, almost smothered from the wisp of linen, and wet even to the marrow. - "The History of the Caliph Vathek", William Beckford.