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wishbone

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɪʃ.bəʊn/  us   /-boʊn/
the V-shaped bone between the neck and breast of a cooked bird that traditionally is removed from the bird and pulled apart by two people, allowing the one who gets the longer piece to make a secret wish
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