Thesaurus / bones
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Hardy and Hicks flung the huge marrow bones with which they happened to be engaged at the time.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
They are votaries of the weed, making their pipes either out of driftwood, or of the bones of animals they have used for food.
They attend to the burial of the poor, and of the bones of those who are hanged, which duty they see to once each year.
The second word should indicate by its consonants the numbers of the bones to which the attachment is made.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
I hoped till morning, as a lion so hath he broken all my bones: from morning even to night thou wilt make an end of me.
High cheek bones and prominent maxillary muscles enhanced the truculence indicated by his chin.
Holy thoughts and affections unexpressed are sometimes like a fire shut up in the bones.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The bones used in agriculture are chiefly those of cattle, but sheep and horse bones are also employed.
In general, bones may be said to contain about half their weight of phosphate of lime, and 10 or 12 per cent of water.
When the phosphates only are of use, burnt bones or the spent animal charcoal of the sugar refiners are to be preferred.
WORDS RELATED TO BONES
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