Definition of rawboned
What does rawboned mean?
- Describing a person as being thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome.
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The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Literary Renaissance (2006)
by Lois Brown
When Melissa Paul, a young, brash niece and the daughter of Sal's sister Judy, “ a pretty, rather rawboned girl, bold and tactless,” (Fauset 3) comes north to stay with the two women, the issues of paternity, romance, and domestic fantasy come ...
A critical pronouncing dictionary, and expositor of the English language (1840)
in which the meaning of every word is explained, and the sound of every syllable distinctly shown. To which is prefixed, an abstract of the principles of English pronunciation, and directions to foreigners for acquiring a knowledge of the use of this dictionary by John Walker
Rawboned,raw'bônd.a .Having bones scarcely covered with flesh, or large bones , [ness. Rawness, raw'nês. s. A raw state, unskilful- Ray, rá. s. A beam of lijrht; a fish, an herb. Raze, raze. s. A root of finger, head of ginger. Raze, raze, v a.
Lexicon of Musical Invective (2000)
Critical Assaults on Composers Since Beethoven's Time by Nicolas Slonimsky
Every now and then one comes across the most ear-flaying succession of chords; then, the instrumentation, although nearly always characteristic, is often distinctly rawboned and hideous; the composer shows a well-nigh diabolical ingenuity ...
Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)
by Martin Manser
gaunt, lean, spare, drawn, worn, wasted, rawboned, attenuated, wrinkled, ghastly, hollow-eyed ant.
The Notre Dame Football Encyclopedia (2013)
4th Edition by Michael R. Steele
Had certain rawboned appearance, but closer examination showed ...
The People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)
Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year
Rawboned, a. Having little flesh on the bones. Rawhead, «. A specter. Rawly, adv.
The Eagles Encyclopedia (2005)
by Ray Didinger, Robert S. Lyons
Frank Brookhouser of the Philadelphia Bulletin described Hanson as a " rawboned, lantern-jawed, easygoing New Jersey farm boy who never cared much about anything except lugging a football past white lines." Hanson was Temple's first ...
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Scrabble value of R1A1W4B3O1N1E1D2
The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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