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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bone  \Bone\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Boned};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Boning}.] 
  1.  To  withdraw  bones  from  the  flesh  of  as  in  cookery.  ``To 
  bone  a  turkey.''  --Soyer. 
 
  2.  To  put  whalebone  into  as  to  bone  stays.  --Ash. 
 
  3.  To  fertilize  with  bone. 
 
  4.  To  steal;  to  take  possession  of  [Slang] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boning  \Bon"ing\,  n.  [Senses  1  and  2  fr  1st  {Bone},  sense  3  fr 
  3d  {Bone}.] 
  1.  The  clearing  of  bones  from  fish  or  meat. 
 
  2.  The  manuring  of  land  with  bones. 
 
  3.  A  method  of  leveling  a  line  or  surface  by  sighting  along 
  the  tops  of  two  or  more  straight  edges,  or  a  range  of 
  properly  spaced  poles.  See  3d  {Bone},  v.  t. 




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