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wishbone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Food, Birds
wishbonewish‧bone /ˈwɪʃbəʊn $ -boʊn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFHBBthe V-shaped bone from a cooked chicken, duck etc, which two people pull apart to decide who will make a wish
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wishboneWere birthday cakes, wishbones, wells and fountains, or churches better than or equal to stars?Cars were perched atop trees that had snapped like wishbones.The Cobra is independent all round with lower wishbones, top links formed by transverse leaf springs and telescopic dampers.The craftsmanship and engineering prowess are obvious; the wishbones so beautiful you just want to touch them.With a small knife, cut through the wishbone and the white cartilage just below it.
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