from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The blade-bone; the omoplate, shoulder-blade, or scapula.


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  • Take any bones of rosted or boiled Beef, from which the meat is never so clean eaten and picked; as the Ribs, the Chine-bones, the buckler plate-bone, marrow-bones, or any other, that you would think never so dry and insipid.

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