Edgebone
Edgebone Edge"bone`, n. Same as {Aitchbone}. [1913 Webster]

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  • edgebone — Aitchbone Aitch bone , n. [For nachebone. For loss of n, cf. {Adder}. See {Natch}.] The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone. [Spelt also {edgebone}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • edgebone — variant of aitchbone * * * /ej bohn /, n. aitchbone. [by folk etym.] * * * edgebone same as ↑aitchbone …   Useful english dictionary

  • edgebone — /ej bohn /, n. aitchbone. [by folk etym.] * * * …   Universalium

  • edgebone — /ˈɛdʒboʊn/ (say ejbohn) noun → aitchbone …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aitchbone — Aitch bone , n. [For nachebone. For loss of n, cf. {Adder}. See {Natch}.] The bone of the rump; also, the cut of beef surrounding this bone. [Spelt also {edgebone}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Natch — (n[a^]ch), n. [OF. nache fesse, LL. natica, from L. natis the rump, buttocks. Cf. {Aitchbone}.] The rump of beef; esp., the lower and back part of the rump. [1913 Webster] {Natch bone}, the edgebone, or aitchbone, in beef. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Natch bone — Natch Natch (n[a^]ch), n. [OF. nache fesse, LL. natica, from L. natis the rump, buttocks. Cf. {Aitchbone}.] The rump of beef; esp., the lower and back part of the rump. [1913 Webster] {Natch bone}, the edgebone, or aitchbone, in beef. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aitchbone — /aych bohn /, n. 1. the rump bone, as of beef. 2. the cut of beef that includes this bone. Also, edgebone. [1480 90; earlier hach boon (with spurious h ); (h)ach var. by misdivision as an (h)ach(e) of a nache rump < MF < VL *natica, fem. of… …   Universalium

  • aitchbone — n. Edgebone, natchbone, rump bone …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aitch|bone — «AYCH BOHN», noun. 1. the rumpbone, especially of a steer. 2. a cut of beef taken from or including this bone. Also, edgebone. ╂[Middle English an ache bone, misdivision of earlier a nache( bone) < Old French nache < Late Latin natica <… …   Useful english dictionary

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