bone

A bone.

Meanings

Noun

Adjective

  • Of an off-white colour, like the colour of bone.

Verb

  • To prepare (meat, etc) by removing the bone or bones from.
  • To fertilize with bone.
  • To put whalebone into.
  • To make level, using a particular procedure; to survey a level line.
  • To have sexual intercourse with.
  • To perform "bone pointing", a ritual that is intended to bring illness or even death to the victim.
  • To study.
  • To polish boots to a shiny finish.
  • To apprehend, steal.
  • To sight along an object or set of objects to check whether they are level or in line.

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