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English definition of “raw-boned”

raw-boned

adjective     /ˈrɔː.bəʊnd/ US  /ˈrɑː.boʊnd/
describes an animal that has little flesh on its bones so that its bones can be seen clearlyThin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin
(Definition of raw-boned adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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