any of the hard parts that form the skeleton of an animal's body
hard substance of which bones are made
"a bony substance"
"the bony framework of the body"
"I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
"bone the turkey before roasting it"
The plain bones of the matter is just this: if you're prepared to work..we shall get on splendidly.
出自： P. Larkin
Here the bones of the land showed, lumps of smooth grey rock.
出自： W. Golding