Synonyms for bony

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He closed his great, bony fist in unspeakable agony at the thought.

I am lean and bony and I've got a beak where I should have a nose.

I looked in vain for the hands and feet of my ideal, large and bony.

He was small and thin, with a bony face, already wrinkled at twenty-seven.

He is a huge, bony Irishman, and somewhat restless in his sleep.

Her bony fingers were loaded with loose rings, and a rosary hung at her wrist.

Slowly he put a lean arm between us, and took the sheet in his bony claw.

He washed his bony hands in the air, and looked at his wife again.

The colonel looked at O'Malley's lank and bony frame and smiled.

I had to get out and be folded in the embrace of two bony arms.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from bone (n.) + -y (2).

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