un ossified

ossified

[os-uh-fahyd]
adjective
1.
hardened like or into bone.
2.
Slang. drunk.

Origin:
1790–1800; ossify + -ed2

unossified, adjective
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ossified (ˈɒsɪˌfaɪd)
 
adj
1.  converted into bone
2.  having become set and inflexible
3.  slang (Irish) intoxicated; drunk

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ossify
1713, "to turn into bone," from L. os (gen. ossis) "bone" (see osseous). Fig. sense is from 1858.
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ossify os·si·fy (ŏs'ə-fī')
v. os·si·fied, os·si·fy·ing, os·si·fies
To change into bone.

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