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Overview of adj bony

The adj bony has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted

(very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration")

2. osseous, osteal, bony

(composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue")

3. bony, boney

(having bones especially many or prominent bones; "a bony shad fillet"; "her bony wrist"; "bony fish")

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