Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as raw-boned.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Rawboned.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative form of rawboned.

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Examples

  • And the first moment Egan noticed their cheeks draw rawbone and lean, he smiled again in triumph and marked the sun's seat in the sky.

    SAMESON JAMESON

  • And the first moment Egan noticed their cheeks draw rawbone and lean, he smiled again in triumph and marked the sun's seat in the sky.

    SAMESON JAMESON

  • Awkwardly dismounting from his rawbone horse, he stared around the circle and with one hand held behind him tantalizingly said:

    A Virginia Scout

  • For two years Jowett had eyed Mr. Tripple's rawbone with a piratical eye.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • He commandeered my sulky and that rawbone I bought from the Reverend

    The World for Sale, Complete

  • Dicky's hand was, on his pistol, for his first impulse had been to shoot the rawbone; but it dropped away in sheer astonishment at the sight of this strange figure in threadbare dirty clothes and riding-breeches made by shearing the legs of a long pair -- cut with an unsteady hand, for the edges were jagged and uneven, and the man's bare leg showed above the cast-off putties of a policeman.

    Donovan Pasha, and Some People of Egypt — Complete

  • We rode on -- such a ride, the horses neck and neck, their hoofs pounding the prairie like drills, rawbone to rawbone, a hell-to-split gait.

    Romany of the Snows, Continuation of "Pierre and His People"

  • Dicky's hand was, on his pistol, for his first impulse had been to shoot the rawbone; but it dropped away in sheer astonishment at the sight of this strange figure in threadbare dirty clothes and riding-breeches made by shearing the legs of

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • For two years Jowett had eyed Mr. Tripple's rawbone with a piratical eye.

    The World for Sale, Complete

  • As the Arabs say, however, Allah is with the patient; and so it was that on the evening of the day in which Ingolby met disaster, Mr. Tripple informed Jowett that he was willing to sell his rawbone.

    The World for Sale, Complete

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