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Definition of Skeletonic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeletonic
Literary usage of Skeletonic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"He works for flesh, obtains it, and yet is skeletonic and solitary. When a number of these, in the form of Israelites, craved for flesh, Heaven gave it them ..."
2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"... but also with other subjects ; for example, we have chief rivers tabulated with their lengths, and other similar skeletonic geographical information. ..."
3. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"In 1828 the Tennessee newspapers were much excited over the reputed discovery of a burial-ground whose skeletonic inhabitants attained a maximum length of ..."
4. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1900)
"... finding I could do no better I have requested him to lend me yours & Mr. Jay's that I might at least put a little covering on the skeletonic figures, ..."