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bone out

verb phrase

To lose one's nerve; quit; chicken out (1990s+ Teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Most of his spare time and all the money he could bone out of the commuters he spent in improvin' and decoratin' it.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
  • A fall or a blow may bring such a sudden wrench or twist upon the ligaments as to force a bone out of place.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
  • Thus salt is the only thing knownEntirely certain of keeping Flesh of our flesh, bone of our bone,Out of the habit of peeping.

    Buffalo Land W. E. Webb
  • Take the bone out of the chop; shape it as it was before the bone was taken out.

  • This weapon has also one concave and one convex side, derived from the natural curvature of the bone out of which it is made.

    The Evolution of Culture Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
  • It was my ankle that suffered most—for the loop soon slipped down below the joint, and nearly drew the bone out of its socket.

    The Wild Huntress Mayne Reid
  • The Crane did as she was asked, and got the bone out quite easily.

  • He carried the bone out to Ruddy, who cringed low when he dimly saw, and heard, and keenly smelled the man coming toward him.

    Rick and Ruddy Howard R. Garis

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