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Definitionvery thin and bony — often from hunger or as though having been worn to the bone
- The soil was barren, scarcely affording pasture for a few miserable cows, and oatmeal for its inhabitants, which consisted of five persons, whose gaunt and scraggy limbs gave tokens of their miserable fare.Chapter 19 (80% in)
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