bones bones  /ˈboʊnz/


  • (n) a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance



  1. They may have been a lot like Kennewick Man, whose hotly disputed bones are helping rewrite our earliest history.
  2. Tradition challenges research over rites for the deadBlest be the man that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bonesFrom William.
  3. Thus, they reasoned, the bones lying in the stratum below must be between 11,000 and 13,000 years old.


  1. Health Tip: Kids Need Strong Bones, Too

    Title: Health Tip: Kids Need Strong Bones, Too Category: Health News Created: 6/11/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

  2. T-Bones hammer X's 10-1

    The Kansas City T-Bones knocked around the Sioux City pitching staff, pounding out 17 hits in a 10-1 win Tuesday night at Lewis and Clark Park.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTIV Sioux City

  3. T-Bones hang on and give Gonzalez first win

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Despite giving up three runs in the ninth with the winning run at the plate, the T-Bones held on for a 6-5 win over Sioux City on Monday night.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Kansas City Kansan


  1. "I love this show, this show has been my life, and I love it enough to know when it's time to say goodbye," Winfrey told her studio audience during Friday's live edition of "Oprah." "Twenty-five years feels right in my bones and it feels...
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: ABC News

  2. "It's about bones, but not in a ghost kind of way — unless we're talking about the ghost of couture," he joked.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Jean Paul Gaultier Source: The Associated Press

  3. To this and other disrespectful remarks Williams is reported to have made at the charity event, a clearly angry Mickelson replied: "After seeing Steve Williams' comments, all I could think of was how lucky I am to have a class act like Bones (his...
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source:

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