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    Twisted thigh


    Reading a book I stumbled upon "a twisted thigh" in it and I am not sure what the author exactly menas by this reference.

    The text is as follows:

    "A canvas hung over the hearth; I discerned the whiteness of a twisted thigh and the stare of serpentīs eyes from a deep bituminous background."

    (The Dark Chamber by Leonard Cline, 1927)

    Thanks if you are going to try and help me.

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    Re: Twisted thigh

    Without knowing what comes before that (context) it is hard to discern the meaning of that sentence. Certainly it is true that in normal life a thigh would be attached to a person. (Hopefully, that is the case here.) Certainly, the "twisted" part suggests something abnormal.

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