- n. Plural form of bone.
- n. A percussive folk musical instrument played as a pair in one hand, often made from bovine ribs.
- n. informal The act of two fists meeting together in the manner equivalent to a high-five.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bone.
- n. a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
“The _nasal bones_, or bones of the nose, are shown at _e_; _f_, is the _cheek bone_; _g_, the”
“_p_, _q_, are the bones of the _pelvis_, which is the foundation on which the spine rests; _r_, _r_, are the _collar bones_; _s_, _s_, the”
“From these are to be carefully distinguished such rudiments as arise later during ossification, mostly as _ossa intercalaria_, in order to give greater strength to the skull in view of the greater development of the brain, etc.; the latter give their individual character to the _smaller_ vertebrate groups, and comprise such bones as the _vomer_, the _Wormian bones_, the lowermost turbinal, etc. "(p. 63, 1838).”
“The word bones was gray and brittle and textured like old cement.”
“Your bones is all rattling together you're that scared.”
““In this era of genomics, the size and shape of bones is still very important.””
“A fossil poacher has invaded the reservation, and because he's stolen certain bones and threatened to kill if he isn't shown more, the world is out of kilter and creeks are drying up.”
“Her fusty specialty in ancient bones is no proper preparation for dealing with colleagues and friends who turn out to be different than she thought and her self acknowledged lack of fitness is a serious handicap in some most unpleasant forays into an inhospitable landscape.”
“The extreme thickness of its bones is a trait seen often in animals that are aquatic waders (thick, heavy bones counteract buoyancy and allow the animal to stay underwater more easily), and chemical traces in its teeth indicate that the animal ate plants in a freshwater environment.”
“Either remove or crush and mix in bones (your choice).”
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