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  • n. Plural form of neckbone.


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  • Ideally, moreover, the scent should have the capacity to linger, because a free spirit such as Pan could not be expected to go around dabbing at his wrists and neckbones every hour, as if he were a husband-hungry marquise at a Versailles ball.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • It's made pork neckbones, stewed with chiles, other spices, and verdolagas (purslane).

    What to bring?

  • A number were given the coup de grace via a thrust to the back of the head, shattering the neckbones from behind.

    Log of the Eclipse (11)

  • I notice iguanas the length of my legs and packs of Tarot cards wrapped in plastic and keychains made of the neckbones of rattlesnakes.


  • There was a muffled pop! that I felt in the pit of my stomach as Hodgepile's neckbones parted, and the marionette went limp.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • His mistress, Phylacion, one day bringing him a dish of brains and neckbones for his dinner, “Oh,” said he, “I am to dine upon the things which we statesmen play at ball with.”

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • “Wear Cardassian neckbones on my person like some kind of museum exhibit?”

    A Good Day To Die

  • Leskit took a long breath, one so deep it made the Cardassian neckbones he wore rattle.

    A Good Day To Die

  • The white-haired one behind him, who added to his uniform by wearing a necklace made up of Cardassian neckbones, gathered in combat over the past few years, was Leskit.

    A Good Day To Die

  • And the scavenger's neckbones crunched between those powerful teeth.

    A Witch Shall Be Born


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