Definition of Marrowy

1. a. Full of marrow; pithy.

Definition of Marrowy

1. Adjective. Full of marrow; pithy. ¹

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Definition of Marrowy

1. pithy [adj] - See also: pithy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marrowy

marrow canal
marrow cell
marrow squash
marrowbone
marrowbones
marrowed
marrowfat
marrowfat pea
marrowfats
marrowing
marrowish
marrowless
marrowlike
marrows
marrowsky
marrowy (current term)
marrried
marrubium
marrubiums
marrum
marrums
marry
marry-in
marry-ins
marry-muff
marry come up
marry in haste, repent at leisure
marry me
marry off
marryed

Literary usage of Marrowy

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... A rich marrowy vein of Internal sentiment. ... marrowy and vigorous manhood. 0. W. Holmes. Marrubium (ma-ro'bi-um), w. ..."

2. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"There is a clear, sweet water in the middle of that marrowy substance which is very refreshing. When that water stands for a while after having been ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1880)
"Marrow, marrowy, SB Most probably abbrev. from O. Fr. ... name of marie, Lat. marg-a, U to be traced to this as its origin, q. fat or marrowy earth. ..."

4. American Horticultural Manual by Joseph L. Budd, Niels Ebbesen Hansen (1908)
"Flesh: Delicate, crisp, sometimes marrowy and very spicy, of sweet, vinous, ... Flesh: Delicate, marrowy, sweet, sweet vinous, and quite spicy (the true ..."

5. A compendious and complete Hebrew and Chaldee lexicon to the Old Testament by Benjamin Davies (1872)
"1) fat, marrowy, pi. Qina /hi owes, ie fat sheep Ps. « _ _ 66, 15 (cf. ... prob, akin to nna perh. РР.Ч, to be marrowy, full of marrow, only in Pu. part. ..."

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