- a bone containing edible marrow.
- marrowbones, Facetious. the knees.
Origin of marrowbone
Examples from the Web for marrowbone
Historical Examples of marrowbone
Nay, more: you are to do with it even as a dog with a marrowbone.Views and Reviews
William Ernest Henley
This day also Mrs. Jemimah went to Marrowbone, so I could not see her.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete
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.
- a bone containing edible marrow
- (as modifier)marrowbone jelly