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Definition of skeleton:

  1. A very thin or lean person.
  2. Consisting of, or resembling, a skeleton; consisting merely of the framework or outlines; having only certain leading features of anything; as, a skeleton sermon; a skeleton crystal.
  3. The bony and cartilaginous framework which supports the soft parts of a vertebrate animal.
  4. The framework of anything; the principal parts that support the rest, but without the appendages.
  5. The heads and outline of a literary production, especially of a sermon.
  6. The more or less firm or hardened framework of an invertebrate animal.


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