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variants: also boney

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1 having a noticeably small amount of body fat
  • that bony old horse may have been deliberately starved

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2 producing inferior or only a small amount of vegetation
  • bony hills from which sheepherders eked out a meager existence

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The first known use of bony was in the 14th century

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“Bony.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bony. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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