Thigh

Thigh

(th), n. [OE. thi, ih, eh, AS. eh; akin to OFries. thiach, D. dij, dije, OHG. dioh, thioh, Icel. j thigh, rump, and probably to Lith. taukas fat of animals, tukti to become fat, Russ. tuke fat of animals. 56.] 1. (Anat.) The proximal segment of the hind limb between the knee and the trunk. See Femur.
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2. (Zol.) The coxa, or femur, of an insect.
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Thigh bone (Anat.), the femur.
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