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bone

bone

 
pronunciation:
bon
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
feel in one's bones, have a bone to pick, make no bones about
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the hard, calcified connective tissue that forms the skeleton of most vertebrates.
definition 2: an animal substance that resembles bone, such as ivory.
definition 3: a piece of animal bone, usu. with edible meat clinging to it.
Let's boil the chicken bones to make soup.
definition 4: (pl.) the body.
Come and rest your weary bones.
phrase: feel in one's bones
phrase: have a bone to pick
phrase: make no bones about
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: boned, bones, boning
definition: to remove the bones from.
The butcher boned the chicken for me.
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