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skin and bone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishskin and boneskin and bonevery thin She was all skin and bone. bone
Examples from the Corpus
skin and boneThey are eyes and skins and bones and toes and brains and instincts.Remove any skin and bones and rinse in cold water.Remove pheasant carcass and pull off any meat; discard skin and bones.When she died, she was just skin and bone.Four feet eleven inches of skin and bone, but a terrible sight to behold when roused.Remove chicken, trim off skin and bones, and return chicken in large pieces to the soup.The inflammation was where there had been only skin and bone before.Remove skin and bones from poached chicken.
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