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  • n. A bone from a fish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a bone of a fish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bone of a fish


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  • Those value reviews led to development of what he calls a fishbone chart, so called because of its shape, which lists all the ideas from the reviews plus other ideas for creating value.

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  • It features a removable "fishbone" insert and a screen protector.

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  • "It will help dissolve the fishbone," said Ms. Ax, who drank a full cup of vinegar.

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  • Their monument sticks like a fishbone in the city's throat.

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  • Wander down the small roads that wind themselves through the historic villages, like Guarda or Ardez, and around the houses, with their deeply set windows, large arch-shaped carved-wood fishbone doors, and the spectacular design etchings, or Sgraffiti, on the walls.

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  • I'll curate it with a one-off Brooks fishbone saddle

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  • It tested a curved design, one resembling a fishbone, and one with counters placed at 90-degree angles to each other.

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  • No advice, alas, about what to do if you get a fishbone stuck in your throat.

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  • It happened she had once had a big blue bear for a pet; but the bear choked to death on a fishbone one day, and she loved it so dearly that Dyna made a rug of its skin, leaving the head and four paws on the hide.

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