• synonyms


  1. the scapula, or shoulder blade.
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Origin of bladebone

First recorded in 1670–80; blade + bone
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Examples from the Web for bladebone

Historical Examples

  • The arrow that can go through a deer's bladebone can go through a man's.

    Hereward, The Last of the English

    Charles Kingsley

  • "A rasher and eggs, and a bladebone of cold mutton is all I have," muttered the old man, gloomily.