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Definition of wishbone noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

wishbone

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noun
NAmE//ˈwɪʃboʊn//
 
 
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a V-shaped bone between the neck and breast of a chicken, duck, etc. When the bird is eaten, this bone is sometimes pulled apart by two people, and the person who gets the larger part can make a wish.
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