from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bone for flavoring soup.
  • n. Informal The knees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bone containing edible marrow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bone containing marrow

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bone containing fat or edible marrow. See marrow, 1.
  • n. plural The bones of the knees; the knees.
  • n. A large bone used to make a rhythmical noise by striking against something.

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

  • n. a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup


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