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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wish·bone n. The forked bone in front of the breastbone in birds; -- called also merrythought, and wishing bone.  See Merrythought, and Furculum.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wish·ing, a. & n. from Wish, v. t.
 Wishing bone. See Wishbone.
 Wishing cap, a cap fabled to give one whatever he wishes for when wearing it.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wishing bone
      n : the furcula of a domestic fowl [syn: wishbone]