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Definition of Marrow

  • The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is commonly very fatty, but in the smaller cavities it is much less fatty, and red or reddish in color.
  • The essence; the best part.
  • One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
  • To fill with, or as with, marrow or fat; to glut.
  • the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
  • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
  • large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
  • very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
  • any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

How to use marrow in a sentence. Marrow pronunciation.

For, at the question, curtains seemed to drop from all around me, and leave me in the midst of pains and miseries, in a chill air that froze me to the marrow.
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The factory itself is the villain of the story, and resembles some grotesque wild beast, that daily devours the blood, bone, and marrow of the throng of victims that enter its black jaws.
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This glance sent a thrill like lightning to his very marrow.
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It was a long, weird wail, well calculated to freeze the marrow in one's bones.
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I 've done my utmost to fire his marrow.
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Children do not boggle at the unpronounceable names of a good book like "The Arabian Nights," but rather use them as charms, like Izaak Walton's marrow of the thighbone of a heron or a piece of mummy.
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I give my word, Miss Withersteen, thet I went cold to my very marrow.
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This conviction was already chilling Mrs. Budlong's marrow.
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Nothing but a little marrow.
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True it is, that this little is more savoury and delicious than the great quantities of other sorts of meat, because the marrow (as Galen testifieth, 5. facult.
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Suddenly hereafter he drew his brackmard or horseman's sword, wherewith he gave the keeper which held him on the right side such a sound slash that he cut clean through the jugulary veins and the sphagitid or transparent arteries of the neck, with the fore-part of the throat called the gargareon, even unto the two adenes, which are throat kernels; and, redoubling the blow, he opened the spinal marrow betwixt the second and third vertebrae.
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Well, said he, that were all one to me, to want both legs and arms, provided you and I had but one merry bout together at the brangle-buttock game; for herewithin is-in showing her his long codpiece-Master John Thursday, who will play you such an antic that you shall feel the sweetness thereof even to the very marrow of your bones.
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The marrow, like a wallet.
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When, ah! when shall this special gift of grace be bestowed on mankind, as to lay aside all other studies and concerns, to use you, to peruse you, to understand you, to know you by heart, to practise you, to incorporate you, to turn you into blood, and incentre you into the deepest ventricles of their brains, the inmost marrow of their bones, and most intricate labyrinth of their arteries?
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Those trees seemed to us terrestrial animals, in no wise so different from brute beasts as not to have skin, fat, flesh, veins, arteries, ligaments, nerves, cartilages, kernels, bones, marrow, humours, matrices, brains, and articulations; for they certainly have some, since Theophrastus will have it so.
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And as you, battered sinners, on whom Venus has bestowed something to remember her, feel the approach of rains, winds, cold, and every change of weather, at your ischiatic legs and your omoplates, by means of the perpetual almanack which she has fixed there; so these trees have notice given them, by certain sensations which they have at their roots, stocks, gums, paps, or marrow, of the growth of the staves under them, and accordingly they prepare suitable points and blades for them beforehand.
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Anatomists have been puzzled as to the function of this organ and have not yet come to any settled conclusion, but it has been suggested that before development of the red marrow bones, the child is not able to manufacture its own blood, and that therefore the thymus gland contains an essence, supplied by the parents, upon which the child may draw during infancy and childhood, till able to manufacture its own blood.
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Evidently Saint Michael inclined a friendly ear, for it is a curious fact that no sooner had his namesake risen from his marrow bones than a curious sense of peace and comfort stole over him.
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Rabbi Jemar diagnosed ischias, or arthritis, but Rabbina, who was called in, said that the disease was in the spinal marrow.
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As long as marrow pies are good, I shall eat 'em-you may count on that.
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Examples of Marrow

Example #1
He stopped weaving, and peered over at me with his staring blue eyes, and I felt a sudden quickening of the heart.
Example #2
For we are the last, Davy, the last of the Claridges.
Example #3
The long novel "Mother" is a good picture of life among the working-people in a Russian factory, that is, life as seen through Gorki's eyes; all cheerfulness and laughter are, of course, absent, and we have presented a dull monotone of misery.
Example #4
The men, women, and children are represented as utterly brutalised by toil; in their rare moments of leisure, they fight and beat each other unmercifully, and even the little children get dead drunk.
Example #5
Her lips were slightly parted with a half-wicked smile that showed her fine white teeth; the same expression of ungovernable malice burned in her dark eyes, which she riveted for some seconds on those of Camors with persistent penetration-then suddenly veiled them under the fringe of her dark lashes.
Example #6
The uncovered head of the young woman rested a little on the arm with which he held her.