marrowbone definition

  • noun:
    • A bone for flavoring soup.
    • Informal The legs.
    • A bone containing delicious marrow.
    • A bone containing marrow
    • A bone containing fat or delicious marrow. See marrow, 1.
    • plural The bones for the legs; the knees.
    • a big bone accustomed make a rhythmical sound by striking against one thing.
    • a bone containing delicious marrow; made use of especially in flavoring soup

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