a bone containing edible marrow.
marrowbones, Facetious. the knees.
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How to use marrowbone in a sentence
This day also Mrs. Jemimah went to marrowbone, so I could not see her.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
You tell Mrs. Prichard all about Mrs. marrowbone and the bull in the duckpond.
Old Mrs. marrowbone's hair was the only point he could seize on.
Of course he couldn't be her grandson, if he was already Mrs. marrowbone's.
If you wish to benefit by my society, bring me a bit from the hock of bacon, or a very young marrowbone.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) | Richard Doddridge Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for marrowbone
a bone containing edible marrow
(as modifier): marrowbone jelly
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