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Meaning of THIGH

Pronunciation:  thI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
  2. [n]  the upper joint of the leg of a fowl

THIGH is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: second joint
 See Also: anterior crural nerve, arteria circumflexa femoris, arteria femoralis, articulatio coxae, bird, circumflex artery of the thigh, coxa, dark meat, femoral artery, femoral biceps, femoral nerve, femoral vein, femoris, femur, fowl, great adductor muscle, helping, hip, hip joint, lap, leg, limb, musculus adductor brevis, musculus adductor longus, musculus adductor magnus, musculus biceps femoris, musculus quadriceps femoris, nervus femoralis, portion, quad, quadriceps, quadriceps femoris, serving, thighbone, vena femoralis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Thigh\ (th[imac]), n. [OE. thi, [thorn]ih, [thorn]eh, AS.
[thorn]e['o]h; akin to OFries. thiach, D. dij, dije, OHG.
dioh, thioh, Icel. [thorn]j[=o] thigh, rump, and probably to
Lith. taukas fat of animals, tukti to become fat, Russ. tuke
fat of animals. [root]56.]
1. (Anat.) The proximal segment of the hind limb between the
   knee and the trunk. See {Femur}.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The coxa, or femur, of an insect.

{Thigh bone} (Anat.), the femur.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing your thigh in your dream, symbolizes stamina and endurance. It refers to your ability to perform and do things. Dreaming that you are admiring your thigh means your adventurous and daring nature, but you need to be careful with your conduct.