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skeleton

noun

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the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • Native Americans covered the skeletons of their wigwams with bark, rush mats, or hides

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The first known use of skeleton was in 1578

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“Skeleton.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skeleton. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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