Definition of marrow :
1. One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
2. The essence; the best part.
3. The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. In the larger cavities it is commonly very fatty, but in the smaller cavities it is much less fatty, and red or reddish in color.
4. To fill with, or as with, marrow of fat; to glut.
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focus (part of speech: noun)
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middle (part of speech: noun)
- Coward he knew that he was to the marrow of his bones, but other of the evil passions were stirring in him then.
- " Follow me, sir," said I, in a tone which froze the marrow of his bones; and I accordingly took him to my room. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- It went through my bones and marrow." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.