For the young socialite, who is hotly tipped to marry Prince Harry, appears to be boning up babies.
But instead of boning up on trivia, he read my blog—and schooled himself on game theory.
Also, on their honeymoon, Edward breaks the bedframe from the ferocity of boning.
Use a French boning knife, five inches in length and sharp at the point.
"Come up to my room whenever you can, and help me with my boning," he added.
He had shut himself in the clubroom over the grill and had been boning for an examination.
The following process of boning, however, applies to all birds.
Now that youve broken the ice, I dont mind admitting that I dont care such an awful lot for boning.
No boning to do, and we can slip away with some eats on the side and have a grub-fest.
They were walking up and down the campus "boning" furiously.
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]