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[mar-oh-bohn] /ˈmær oʊˌboʊn/

a bone containing edible marrow.
marrowbones, Facetious. the knees.
plural noun
(facetious) the knees
a rare word for crossbones See skull and crossbones


late 14c., from marrow + bone (n.). A poetic Old English word for “bone” was mearhcofa “marrow-chamber.”


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