And so we were off again, discussing cutting style, Christmas dinner, and boned versus unboned hams.
Lulu also uses tapenade to stuff a boned leg of lamb and to accompany grilled fish and roasts.
Breast of veal may be boned, and stuffed with veal stuffing and cooked in the same way.
A loin of pork with the fat and kidney taken out and boned, and a forehand of pork boned, are very nice dressed in the same way.
The loin also can be boned entirely, stuffed or not, as preferred, the flap end folded and fastened over the fillet portion.
The brown ginghams were made in the same way, except that the waists were not boned.
But they wouldn't one of 'em help a mite, and it kep him boned right down a-waitin' on her.
An unhallowed fiend had cut off the sequel with scissors and boned it!
These must be washed and boned and cut lengthwise, after opening them, making in all eight pieces.
A number of our most prominent men have boned me to run for sheriff.
Old English ban "bone, tusk," from Proto-Germanic *bainam (cf. Old Frisian ben, Old Norse bein, Danish ben, German Bein). No cognates outside Germanic (the common PIE root is *os-; see osseous); the Norse, Dutch, and German cognates also mean "shank of the leg," and this is the main meaning in Modern German, but English never seems to have had this sense.
especially in bone up "study," 1880s student slang, probably from "Bohn's Classical Library," a popular series in higher education published by German-born English publisher Henry George Bohn (1796-1884) as part of a broad series of "libraries" he issued from 1846, totaling 766 volumes, continued after 1864 by G. Bell & Sons.
The dense, semirigid, porous, calcified connective tissue forming the major portion of the skeleton of most vertebrates, consisting of a dense organic matrix and an inorganic, mineral component.
Any of the more than 200 anatomically distinct structures making up the human skeleton.
A piece of bone.
A diligent student
(also bone up) To study, esp to study intensely for an examination
[College students 1880s+; fr the student's use of bohns, ''translations, ponies,'' named after Bohn's Classical Library]