The thigh is defined as the part of the leg right below the hip.(noun)
An example of the thigh is the part of the chicken attached to the drumstick.
See thigh in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME thih < OE theoh, akin to MHG diech < IE *teuk- < base *teu-, to swell > thumb, L tumor
See thigh in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English thēoh; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.
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