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  • noun Plural form of marrowbone.

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Examples

  • In case of meat, poultry and seafood, the bony and less tender parts such as the marrowbones, shins, shoulders and necks make the richest of soups.

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  • In case of meat, poultry and seafood, the bony and less tender parts such as the marrowbones, shins, shoulders and necks make the richest of soups.

    Stock it

  • “As to falling on my marrowbones,” answered Mr Hobson,

    Cecilia

  • Broke my heart nearly when I quarrelled with you about this little — What! — odds marrowbones! — all down on your knees!

    The Virginians

  • Then the Greeks they groaned and quivered, And they knelt, and moaned, and shivered, As the plunging waters met them, And splashed and overset them; And they call in their emergence Upon countless saints and virgins; And their marrowbones are bended, And they think the world is ended.

    Notes of a Journey From Cornhill to Grand Cairo

  • The other marrowbones would be served at dinner with onion confit.

    Apricots on the Nile

  • Then they would all to a man have gone down on their marrowbones to him to come back when he had recovered his senses.

    Ulysses

  • Now eggs and eggs and marrowbones may make your old man blind

    Old Woman From Wexford

  • She fed him eggs and marrowbones and made him such them all

    Old Woman From Wexford

  • Feed him eggs and marrowbones and make him suck them all

    Old Woman From Wexford

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