Former name for Annaba.
Any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates
don't give the dog that chicken bone
A large choice piece of loin steak containing a T-shaped bone
A hollow bone containing air, as characteristic of birds.
The navicular bone in the human ankle.
(Of a wound) so deep as to expose a person’s bone
The mineral residue of calcined bones, used chiefly in the production of bone china and fertilizers
Extremely or completely dry
Extremely idle or lazy
Any of the bones enclosing or forming part of the ear; specifically = ossicle.
Any of the bones of the face; especially a cheekbone.
Any of the bones forming the skeleton of a fish, especially one of the sharp slender bones attached to the backbone
The skull; any of the individual bones of the skull.
The clavicle (now rare).
Any of the bones of the skeleton whose length is their greatest dimension, and which typically consist of a slender cylindrical shaft (diaphysis) with wider ends (epiphyses).
Originally: the part of the spine in the neck; the cervical spine. Later also: each of the individual bones of this part of the spine; a cervical vertebra.
A projecting hip bone, especially of a horse or cow.
A bone with which games are played; a bone used as a dog's plaything.
Ivory, probably from the tusk of a walrus or narwhal; = ruel; (also) a piece of ivory. Hence occasionally as adjective: made of this. Now archaic and literary.
Any of various bones of the rump or hindquarters, specifically (a) a bone at the base of the spine; the coccyx, sacrum, or (in birds) the pygostyle.
= dermal bone.
The chief bone of the ankle joint; the talus
Fine charcoal made by burning animal bones in a closed container, used as a pigment and in the refining of sugar
Fine china made of clay mixed with bone ash
Osteoarthritis of the hock in horses, which may cause swelling and lameness
Utterly weary; extremely tired
A long, tube-shaped bone in the lower leg of a horse or other large quadruped, between the fetlock and the knee or hock
The terminal bone in a horse’s hoof (the distal phalanx)
Another term for funny bone.
(In plural) the bones of a dead person or dead people, or of someone about to die.
A bone that does not have a cartilaginous precursor and is formed by differentiation of dermal mesenchyme cells into osteoblasts; specifically one which is connected with the ectodermal basement membrane by dentine or enamel, or which is homologous with such a bone.
The part of the elbow over which the ulnar nerve passes. A knock on the funny bone may cause numbness and pain along the forearm and hand
The viviparous blenny, Zoarces viviparus.
(Chiefly in plural) = marble bone disease.
The bone remaining from a joint of mutton.
Either of a pair of bones forming the bridge and base of the nose.
A bone forming part of the palate or roof of the mouth of a vertebrate; specifically the palatine bone.
The coffin bone in a horse's foot.
= os penis.
Each of the bones of the terminal segment of a bird's wing; the carpal, metacarpal, and phalangeal bones together, as removed when a bird is pinioned.
The shoulder blade, the scapula.
= wish-bone Compare pulling bone.
A cartilaginous part of the breastbone of a deer (probably the xiphoid process).
Heterotopic ossification involving the tendon of the adductor longus muscle of the thigh, occurring chiefly in those who frequently ride horses; an instance of this.
The spine or backbone (now rare); (in early use also) †a vertebra (obsolete). In later use also: any of various other ridge-like bones or projecting parts of bones, such as the keel of the sternum, the spine of the scapula, or the alveolar process of a jawbone.