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Bloodybones \Blood"y*bones`\, n. A terrible bugbear.


Usage examples of "bloodybones".

The mop of snow‑white curls that ringed the bald spot on the top of his head, his smooth old-man's face, his mild speech, accorded ill with the nickname of 'Old Bloodybones' which had been given him by the lower deck far back in the American War.

Nightmares merged at the edges, bleeding over into daylight, rawhead and bloodybones come out to play.