Ridgebone Ridge"bone`, n. The backbone. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Blood . . . lying cluttered about the ridgebone. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

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  • ridgebone — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English riggebone, from Old English hrycgbān, from hrycg ridge + bān bone archaic : backbone …   Useful english dictionary

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