wishbone

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wishbone /ˈwɪʃˌboʊn/ noun
plural wishbones
wishbone
/ˈwɪʃˌboʊn/
noun
plural wishbones
Learner's definition of WISHBONE
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: a bone that is at the front of a bird's chest and that is shaped like a V
◊ When a chicken or turkey is eaten, its wishbone is traditionally dried and held by two people who each make a wish and pull the bone apart. The person who gets the bigger piece of the bone is supposed to get his or her wish.
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