- the removal of bones from fish etc; filleting
- (present participle of, bone)
- (slang) to steal
- 1915: William Roscoe Thayer, The Life and Letters of John Hay
- : as long as you and I live I take it for granted that you will not suspect me of them. But to guard against casualties hereafter, I have asked Nicolay to write you a line saying that I have never had in my possession or custody any of the papers which you entrusted to him.
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