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on the bone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishon the boneon the boneDFmeat that is served on the bone is still joined to the bone a boiled ham on the bone bone
Examples from the Corpus
on the boneThe robes were stained and torn, but there still seemed to be some blood on the bones.It came to rest with corpses of slow woolly mammoths frozen deep inside, it lay on the bones of sabre-toothed tigers.If there is some meat left on the bones, all the better.Meat left on the bones will only add to the flavor of the stock.Decay leaves little modification on the bone.There is some roughage on the bone that causes swelling and pain.They took great care and were concentrating on a small area, trying hard not to tread on the bones.
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