Definition of Thighbones

1. Noun. (plural of thighbone) ¹



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Definition of Thighbones

1. thighbone [n] - See also: thighbone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thighbones

thiggit
thigh
thigh-high
thigh-slapper
thigh-slappers
thigh bone
thigh boot
thigh boots
thigh joint
thigh master
thigh masters
thigh pad
thigh slapper
thigh slappers
thighbone
thighbones (current term)
thighed
thighless
thighs
thighward
thigmatropism
thigmesthesia
thigmotaxes
thigmotaxis
thigmotropism
thigmotropisms
thigs
thiirane
thiiranes

Literary usage of Thighbones

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1. The history of England from the accession of James the second by Thomas Babington Macaulay (1867)
"... the spade hare not seldom turned up ghastly memorials of the slaughter, skulls, and thighbones, and strange weapons made out of implements of husbandry. ..."

2. The Price of Peace by Stinson Jarvis (1921)
"The American carvings often show his " X " name as two crossed thighbones, as in the Yucatan carvings pictured in 4 Bancroft, p. 203, where our Death god is ..."

3. Wonders of Geology; Or, A Familiar Exposition of Geological Phenomena: Or A by Gideon Algernon Mantell (1848)
"J The BUS : from rugate specimens from the wealden consist of teeth, dorsal and caudal vertebrae, thighbones, and other bones of the extremities ..."

4. Sophocles: The Plays and Fragments by Sophocles, Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1891)
"1OH |M]po£=|vnp£wv in 1008,—thighbones, with some flesh on them. ... was the sacrificial word, denoting thighbones, with so much flesh as the sacri- ficer ..."

5. History of Pittsburgh and Environs: From Prehistoric Days to the Beginning by George Thornton Fleming (1922)
"The thighbones were first discovered, the head lying towards the center. The skulls were in good condition; the teeth in both jaws well preserved. ..."

6. A Treatise on the Human Skeleton: (including the Joints). by George Murray Humphry (1858)
"... and with its crura resting upon the thighbones. The shape of the curve of the lower division of the ring is different from that of the upper one, ..."

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