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Boney   /bˈoʊni/   Listen
Boney

adjective
1.
Having bones especially many or prominent bones.  Synonym: bony.  "Her bony wrist" , "Bony fish"
2.
Being very thin.  Synonyms: scraggy, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedy.  "A long scrawny neck"






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"Boney" Quotes from Famous Books



... side; for when there happened to be a spait on the Sunday, it kept them from the kirk; but I did not find that the bridge mended the matter, till after the conclusion of the war against the democrats, and the beginning of that which we are now waging with Boney, their child and champion. It is, indeed, wonderful to think of the occultation of grace that was taking place about this time, throughout the whole bound of Christendom; for I could mark a visible darkness of infidelity spreading in the corner of the vineyard ...
— The Annals of the Parish • John Galt



Words linked to "Boney" :   bonelike, bone, bony, lean, boned, skinny, boneless, strong-boned, thin, boniness, weedy



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