Origin of marrow1
Related formsmar·row·ish, adjectivemar·row·less, adjectivemar·row·y, adjective
Definition for marrow (2 of 2)
noun Scot. and North England.
Origin of marrow2
Examples from the Web for marrow
For, as the poet Bialik said in another context, it is we who will pay the price of the blaze with our blood and marrow.
Mr. Thoreau wanted to drive life into a corner, to live deep and suck out all the marrow.David McCullough at Wellesley Commencement: ‘You Are Not Special’ (Video)|The Daily Beast|June 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Unlike donors of vital organs like kidneys, marrow donors can give again and again.Photojojo Founder Amit Gupta Uses Social Media to Find a Bone-Marrow Donor|Caitlin Dickson|November 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Those times when I realize I am alone with myself and my thoughts I do take the time to suck the marrow out of it.
The grease of the fox and the marrow are good for the hardening of sinews.The Master of Game|Second Duke of York, Edward
It may originate in the periosteum, or may spread thence from the marrow, or from synovial membrane.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The scene is bleak and desolate, and I am chilled to the marrow of my bones.The Rifle Rangers|Captain Mayne Reid
The air was "shrewd and biting," and we had some boisterous north winds which chilled me to the marrow.In the Russian Ranks|John Morse
A lamb was served up hot from the spit, the tail of which, like marrow, was curled up over its back.The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan|James Morier