mar|row [ˈmærəu US -rou] n
[: Old English; Origin: mearg]
1.) [U]
the soft fatty substance in the hollow centre of bones
a bone marrow transplant
2.) [U and C] BrE
a large long dark green vegetable that grows on the ground
3.) chilled/frozen/shocked etc to the marrow
BrE literary very cold, shocked etc

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