Words nearby boned
OTHER WORDS FROM bonedwell-boned, adjective
Definition for boned (2 of 2)
- one of the structures composing the skeleton of a vertebrate.
- the hard connective tissue forming the substance of the skeleton of most vertebrates, composed of a collagen-rich organic matrix impregnated with calcium, phosphate, and other minerals.
verb (used with object), boned, bon·ing.
Origin of bone
Examples from the Web for boned
And so we were off again, discussing cutting style, Christmas dinner, and boned versus unboned hams.
Lulu also uses tapenade to stuff a boned leg of lamb and to accompany grilled fish and roasts.
A boned turkey is frequently served up cold, covered with lumps of currant jelly; slices of which are laid round the dish.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
If pigeons were boned, and then put in an oval form into the pot, they would lie closer, and require less butter.
I hear that the soldiers have possession of some very handsome articles which they boned there I believe.Campaign of the Indus|T.W.E. Holdsworth
I got hold of the captain, told him the news, and then boned him for papers.The Gold Hunter's Adventures|William H. Thomes
The shoulder and leg are used for roasting and may be boned and then filled and rolled.Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book|Mary A. Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for boned (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for boned (2 of 2)
- risqué or indecenthis jokes are rather close to the bone
- in poverty; destitute
- to be direct and candid about
- to have no scruples about
- to wish bad luck (on)
- to threaten to bring about the downfall (of)
verb (mainly tr)
Derived forms of boneboneless, adjective
Word Origin for bone
Medicine definitions for boned
Science definitions for boned
Idioms and Phrases with boned
In addition to the idioms beginning with bone
- bone of contention
- bone to pick, have a
- bone up
- bare bones
- chilled to the bone
- cut to the bone
- feel in one's bones
- funny bone
- make no bones about
- pull a boner
- roll the bones
- skin and bones
- work one's fingers to the bone