It was something grotesque, but definitely not a skeleton.
The work is highly imaginative and often grotesque, but it is pervaded by an unusually high ethical enthusiasm.
Lovely incrustations alternate with queer and grotesque figures.
It often yawns when disturbed in the daytime, gaping its mandibles in a very grotesque manner.
The fabliaux, the early burlesque romances of the Audigier class, the farces of the t5th century, equal (the grotesque iteration and amplification which is the note of Gargantua and Pantagruel being allowed for, and sometimes without that allowance) the coarsest passages of Rabelais.