An example of the thigh is the part of the chicken attached to the drumstick.
Origin of thigh
- Middle English from Old English thēoh teuə- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English thighe, thehe, from Old English Ã¾Ä“oh, Ã¾Ä«oh, from Proto-Germanic *Ã¾euhÄ… (compare West Frisian tsjea, Dutch dij, German Diech, Icelandic Ã¾jÃ³), from Proto-Indo-European *teuk- (compare Scottish Gaelic tÃ²n (“hind, rump"), Lithuanian tÃ¡ukas (“fat"), Russian Ñ‚ÑƒÐº (tuk', “animal fat")).