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Variant of bony.
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Adj.1.boney - having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish"
2.boney - being very thin; "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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The boy flicked the big, boney horse with his whip and looked thoughtful.
"I do not wish," she writes in her own handwriting, "to regard myself, nor yet to be regarded, in that boney light".'
Brought me to the pass of being informed that "she does not wish to regard herself, nor yet to be regarded, in that boney light"!' Having repeated the fatal expressions, Mr Venus drinks more tea by gulps, and offers an explanation of his doing so.
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That meant that Tony, or Boney as everyone knows him, was in a tricky position.