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bone

noun [C or U] uk   /bəʊn/ us    /boʊn/
B1 any of the hard parts inside a human or animal that make up its frame: The child was so thin that you could see her bones. human/animal bonesSubstances and structures in the bodyThe skin, hair and bone of non-human animals B1 the bone in meat or fish: There's still a lot of meat left on the bone - shall I slice some off for you? I don't like fish because I hate the bones.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals

bone

verb uk   /bəʊn/ us    /boʊn/

bone verb (SEX)

[I or T] offensive to have sex with someoneSexual intercourse

bone verb (FOOD)

[T] to take the bones out of something: Ask the fishmonger to bone the fish for you.Preparing animals and fish for cooking
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of bone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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