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marrow:

see bone marrowbone marrow,
soft tissue filling the spongy interiors of animal bones. Red marrow is the principal organ that forms blood cells in mammals, including humans (see blood). In children, the bones contain only red marrow.
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marrow

Anatomy the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
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9] A marrowless version sanitized of pointed meaning and significance that is fit only for pallid minds, a watery substitute for the real thing -- a wolf merely scalded, not the main ingredient of a garlicky wolf-stew.
On each side of this glittering and fragile pile, stood a miscellaneous assemblage of marrowless cups, cracked poory's and ale glasses flanked by two enormous goblets with the initials of the late Mr Soorocks engraved thereon.
In his opening speech, Vindice remarks of the Duke, "Oh that marrowless age / Would stuff the hollow bones with damned desires, / And 'stead of heat kindle infernal fires of a dry duke, / A parched and juicless luxor" (1.