wishing bone


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Noun1.Wishing bone - the furcula of a domestic fowlwishing bone - the furcula of a domestic fowl  
furcula - a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds
bird, fowl - the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
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Penn State's College of Education, University Libraries and the Pennsylvania Center for the Book have named Stephen Mitchell winner of the 2004 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award for The wishing bone and other poems.