Wish·bone n. The forked bone in front of the breastbone in birds; -- called also merrythought, and wishing bone. See Merrythought, and Furculum.
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.
n : the furcula of a domestic fowl [syn: wishbone]