from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having dry bones, or bones without flesh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having dry bones; without flesh. Imp. Dict.
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Now the bear, the lord of the high lonely forest, was a child's blanket, and the greatest of the Farlain warriors was a dry-boned ancient, known only as Oracle.
The custodians of Irish music (an organisation of dry-boned corpses called
Baby 81), and (3) live albums are best when they sound exactly like the studio versions, but with dry-boned production, a little crowd noise, and guitar riffs you can barely hear.
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