Usage examples for ossified

  1. If I see any ossified bones lying around, or even a footprint or leaf print in the stone, I'll know I've found a fossil. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  2. They sometimes, however, become ossified. – The American Reformed Cattle Doctor by George Dadd
  3. Especially will this be so if the lateral cartilages have become ossified. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  4. And moreover give me your word of honor, that I'm better than my reputation, and no ossified theologian. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  5. The vertebrae were not ossified, for no trace of them has been found. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  6. There is a similar case reported of Miss Stella Ewing, the ossified woman of Rome, New York, and one from Sydney, Australia, where Jacques Moritz was afflicted with the same terrible malady. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  7. And at that thought, such a fierce, sudden suspicion tore through that old, half ossified heart, that he paused on the flags, and gasped for breath. – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey