marrow englannista suomeksi
The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.
- Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
1847, Sir (w), "Steam-Boat Voyage to Barbados", ''Bentley's Miscellany'', Vol XXII, London: Richard Bentley, p.37:
- The finest European vegetables, cabbages, cauliflowers, potatoes, vegetable marrow, were lying in the market-hall, awaiting purchasers.
The essence; the best part.
(RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet)/ The pith and marrow of our attribute.
1573, (w), ''Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry''
- I cannot commend , with theefe of his marrow, for feare of ill end
1601–1608, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''wikisource:All's Well That Ends Well|All’s Well That Ends Well'', act ii, scene 3
- ''Parolles:'' He wears his honour in a box, unseen / That hugs his kicky-wicky here at home, / Spending his manly marrow in her arms / Of Mars’s fiery steed.
One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
(c.) anonymous, “(w)” in ''Giles Earle his Booke'' (British Museum, Additional MSS. 24, 665):
- The moon’s my constant Mistresse& the lowlie owle my morrowe.The flaming Drake and yͤ Nightcrowe makemee musicke to my sorrowe.