- having little flesh, especially on a large-boned frame; gaunt.
Origin of rawboned
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Examples from the Web for rawboned
He put me on a rawboned bay who, he said, was a "great goer."A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
Captain Davis, rawboned and brown-faced, waved a welcome to them from the side door.Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
“You did,” said the big, rawboned man at whom he was staring.Daughters of Doom
Herbert B. Livingston
Was she, for instance, the underdressed one with the mole, or the rawboned giggler?It Never Can Happen Again
William De Morgan
Tess was cantering along on rawboned Nellie in beautiful unconcern.Missy
- having a lean bony physique
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- Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.
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