thigh

Part of speech: noun

the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

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Usage examples "thigh":

  1. The leg remains fully extended, and lies on a plane anterior to that of the thigh. - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
  2. It meant battle, and the long, black, leather holster at the thigh of Hood meant battle of only one kind. - "Bull Hunter", Max Brand.
  3. She has the rheumatiz in her thigh. - "McAllister and His Double", Arthur Train.