Definition of Marrowbone

1. Noun. A bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup.

Generic synonyms: Bone, Os
Terms within: Bone Marrow, Marrow



Definition of Marrowbone

1. n. A bone containing marrow; pl. ludicrously, knee bones or knees; as, to get down on one's marrowbones, i. e., to kneel.

Definition of Marrowbone

1. Noun. A bone containing edible marrow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marrowbone

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marrowbone

marries
marrieth
marring
marrish
marrite
marron
marron glacé
marrons
marrons glacés
marrot
marrow
marrow-lymph gland
marrow canal
marrow cell
marrow squash
marrowbone (current term)
marrowbones
marrowed
marrowfat
marrowfat pea
marrowfats
marrowing
marrowish
marrowless
marrowlike
marrows
marrowsky
marrowy
marrried
marrubium

Literary usage of Marrowbone

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1. Bulletin by Kentucky Geological Survey (1905)
"The marrowbone Creek, Flat Woods Region. The coal-beds of this district have been prospected in so systematic a manner that for the more prominent beds the ..."

2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys from His MS. Cypher in the Pepsyian by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1885)
"Then we abroad to marrowbone, and there walked in the garden,1 the first time I ever was there; and a pretty place it is. 8th. The Lords' House did sit till ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1882)
"So, in the present will, the words, " 1 give all the estate called marrowbone," contain a description of the land, and the interest in it. ..."

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