marrowbone NOUN a bone containing edible marrow.

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  • Marrowbone — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Marrowbone (Kentucky) Marrowbone (Tennessee) Marrowbone Heights (Virginia) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marrowbone — Mar row*bone , n. A bone containing marrow; pl. ludicrously, knee bones or knees; as, to get down on one s marrowbones, i. e., to kneel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marrowbone — late 14c., from MARROW (Cf. marrow) + BONE (Cf. bone) (n.). A poetic Old English word for bone was mearhcofa marrow chamber …   Etymology dictionary

  • marrowbone — [mar′ōbōn΄] n. 1. a bone containing marrow, esp. one used in cooking 2. [pl.] the knees: humorous usage …   English World dictionary

  • Marrowbone (Kentucky) — Marrowbone Lugar designado por el censo de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Marrowbone, Kentucky — Marrowbone   Unincorporated community   …   Wikipedia

  • Marrowbone Lane — (Irish: Lána Mhuire Mhaith) is a street off Cork Street in Dublin, Ireland. The name is a corruption of St. Mary Le Bone; it was known as Marrowbone Lane as far back as 1743.[1] The street is known for the fierce fighting that took place on it… …   Wikipedia

  • Marrowbone Township, Moultrie County, Illinois — Coordinates: 39°38′12″N 88°45′30″W / 39.63667°N 88.75833°W / 39.63667; 88.75833 …   Wikipedia

  • marrowbone — noun Date: 14th century 1. a bone (as a shinbone) rich in marrow 2. plural knees …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marrowbone — /mar oh bohn / 1. a bone containing edible marrow. 2. marrowbones, Facetious. the knees. [1350 1400; ME; see MARROW1, BONE] * * * …   Universalium

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