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raw-boned

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Definition of raw-boned in English:

adjective

Having a bony or gaunt physique: raw-boned farmhands
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  • Reitsma has a power pitcher's physique - lean and raw-boned - but he does not use it to good effect in mechanics and delivery.
  • Sir Walter Scott gave an account of an unidentified friend who had been in Paris and discovered a ‘tall, thin, raw-boned, grim-looking old man’ with a sunburned and heavily freckled face.
  • The lean and raw-boned McGrath's physical strength is matched by mental attributes.
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