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 Meanings and Examples of BONE
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bone
 n.  any of the pieces of hard tissue making up the skeleton in body
Classic Sentence: (166 in 12 pages)
1  This was difficult, for Scarlett had not a subtle bone in her body; and Gerald was so much like her he never failed to penetrate her weak subterfuges, even as she penetrated his.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  "And breaks a collar bone like a man," said Gerald.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  She was tired, tired to the bone.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  If it hasn't splintered his collar bone it's not so serious.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
5  It was not the blood but the grating of the surgical saw on the living bone that broke her, and she knew that she had been fighting off nausea, that she was beaten.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
6  Be that how it may, there stands the vast arched bone of the whale's jaw, so wide, a coach might almost drive beneath it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  Likewise, there was a parcel of outlandish bone fish hooks on the shelf over the fire-place, and a tall harpoon standing at the head of the bed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  It was of a conical shape, some ten feet high; consisting of the long, huge slabs of limber black bone taken from the middle and highest part of the jaws of the right-whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
9  It had previously come to me that this ivory leg had at sea been fashioned from the polished bone of the sperm whale's jaw.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
10  His bone leg steadied in that hole; one arm elevated, and holding by a shroud; Captain Ahab stood erect, looking straight out beyond the ship's ever-pitching prow.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Ahab.
11  It flashed like a bleached bone.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29. Enter Ahab; to Him, Stubb.
12  Suddenly he came to a halt by the bulwarks, and inserting his bone leg into the auger-hole there, and with one hand grasping a shroud, he ordered Starbuck to send everybody aft.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
13  It was in Queen Anne's time that the bone was in its glory, the farthingale being then all the fashion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
14  Nor in the Sperm Whale are there any of those blinds of bone; no huge lower lip; and scarcely anything of a tongue.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
15  Now this was written at a time when the black limber bone of the Greenland or Right whale was largely used in ladies' bodices.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
Example Sentence: (52 in 4 pages)
16  The dog was crunching a bone.
17  Alice suffered a broken bone in her foot.
18  By this means the meddlesome woman cast in a bone between the wife and the husband.
19  The tongue breaks bone, though itself has none.
20  The main bone of contention is the temperature level of the air-conditioners.
21  Some of your comments about her appearance were near to the bone.
22  He displaced a bone in his knee in the crash with another player.
23  We shall have to open you up and remove the diseased bone.
24  She had a beautiful face with very good bone structure.
25  The black and white photographs emphasized her fine bone structure.
26  Amelia had inherited her mother's good bone structure.
27  We need some calcium every day; it is essential element for bone health.
28  The people will have to put the bone back in backbone for state leaders.
29  In these times of strictest economy, it would perhaps be interesting to go deeper into the ways of those untiring thrifty ants who seem to know how "To cut a centime in four" and extract the quintessence from a bone.
30  "Same as if he had a bone in his throat," said the Gryphon.