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rawboned

[ raw-bohnd ]
/ ˈrɔˈboʊnd /
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adjective

having little flesh, especially on a large-boned frame; gaunt.

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Origin of rawboned

First recorded in 1585–95; raw + boned
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British Dictionary definitions for rawboned

rawboned
/ (ˈrɔːˈbəʊnd) /

adjective

having a lean bony physique
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Medical definitions for rawboned

rawboned
[ rôbōnd′ ]

adj.

Having a lean, gaunt frame with prominent bones.
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