rawboned

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Etymology[edit]

raw +‎ boned

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rawboned

  1. (of a person) thin and bony, having prominent bones, rugged but not necessarily handsome
    • 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard
      [] and that rancid, raw-boned parson, Gillespie—how the plague did they pick him up?—one of the mutes told Bob 'twas he.

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