Marrowy \Mar"row*y\, a. Full of marrow; pithy. [1913 Webster]

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  • marrowy — adjective see marrow I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marrowy — See marrow. * * * …   Universalium

  • marrowy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent: aphoristic, compact1, epigrammatic, epigrammati cal, pithy. Informal: brass tacks. Idioms: down to brass tacks, to the point. See MEANING, STYLE …   English dictionary for students

  • marrowy — mar·rowy …   English syllables

  • marrowy — ˈmarəw]ē, rō], ]i also ˈmer adjective : full of or like marrow : rich or pleasing in substance : pithy …   Useful english dictionary

  • marrow — I. noun Etymology: Middle English marowe, from Old English mearg; akin to Old High German marag marrow, Sanskrit majjan Date: before 12th century 1. a. bone marrow b. the substance of the spinal cord 2. a. the choicest of food b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marrow — marrow1 marrowish, adj. marrowless, adj. marrowy, adj. /mar oh/, n. 1. Anat. a soft, fatty, vascular tissue in the interior cavities of bones that is a major site of blood cell production. 2. the inmost or essential part: to pierce to the marrow… …   Universalium

  • Fatling —    1) A fatted animal for slaughter (2 Sam. 6:13; Isa. 11:6; Ezek. 39:18. Comp. Matt. 22:4, where the word used in the original, sitistos, means literally corn fed; i.e., installed, fat).    2) Ps. 66:15 (Heb. meah, meaning marrowy, fat, a… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • gemeargian — wv/t2 to be rich, marrowy …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • mearglic — adj marrowy, fat …   Old to modern English dictionary

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