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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bone \Bone\ (b[=o]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boned (b[=o]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Boning.] 1. To withdraw bones from the flesh of, as in cookery. "To bone a turkey." --Soyer. [1913 Webster] 2. To put whalebone into; as, to bone stays. --Ash. [1913 Webster] 3. To fertilize with bone. [1913 Webster] 4. To steal; to take possession of. [Slang] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Boning \Bon"ing\, n. [Senses 1 and 2 fr. 1st Bone, sense 3 fr. 3d Bone.] 1. The clearing of bones from fish or meat. [1913 Webster] 2. The manuring of land with bones. [1913 Webster] 3. A method of leveling a line or surface by sighting along the tops of two or more straight edges, or a range of properly spaced poles. See 3d Bone, v. t. [1913 Webster]