Definition of Boneyards

1. Noun. (plural of boneyard) ¹



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Definition of Boneyards

1. boneyard [n] - See also: boneyard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boneyards

bones of superior limb
bones of upper extremity
bones of upper limb
bones of visceral cranium
bones up
boneset
bonesets
bonesetter
bonesetters
bonesetting
boneshaker
boneshakers
boneshaw
boney
boneyard
boneyards (current term)
boneyer
boneyest
bonfire boys
bonfire night
bonfire societies
bonfirelike
bonfires
bong
bong hit
bong hits
bonged

Literary usage of Boneyards

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Orkneys and Shetland: Their Past and Present State by John R. Tudor (1883)
"... boneyards. Any o-~* who spends a few days on this island, and who is hx ki in his weather, will be loth to leave; and, long after He- has left, ..."

2. Random Rhymes and Rhapsodies of the Rail by Patrick Fennell (1907)
"Alas, alas! for the engineers; How their bones will bleach in a few more years In the boneyards over the country wide, Where we'll all be thrown, ..."

3. Voyages on the Yukon and Its Tributaries: A Narrative of Summer Travel in by Hudson Stuck (1917)
"And here and over there alike lie the abandoned steamboats of the respective "boneyards." There is the horn, the largest and finest boat that ever floated ..."

4. Alaska by Anne Hart (2000)
"... one stampeder with a literary turn of phrase described them, "ambulatory boneyards—with ribs like the sides of a whiskey cask and hips to hang hats on. ..."

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