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Definition of Winged
Winged Winged, a.
1. Furnished with wings; transported by flying; having
2. Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated;
lofty; sublime. [R.]
How winged the sentiment that virtue is to be
followed for its own sake. --J. S.
3. Swift; rapid. ``Bear this sealed brief with winged haste
to the lord marshal.' --Shak.
4. Wounded or hurt in the wing.
5. (Bot.) Furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit
of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants;
6. (Her.) Represented with wings, or having wings, of a
different tincture from the body.
7. Fanned with wings; swarming with birds. ``The winged air
darked with plumes.' --Milton.
WingWing Wing, n. [OE. winge, wenge; probably of Scand. origin;
cf. Dan. & Sw. vinge, Icel. v[ae]ngr.]
1. One of the two anterior limbs of a bird, pterodactyl, or
bat. They correspond to the arms of man, and are usually
modified for flight, but in the case of a few species of
birds, as the ostrich, auk, etc., the wings are used only
as an assistance in running or swimming.
As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over
her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them,
beareth them on her wings. --Deut. xxxii.
Note: In the wing of a bird the long quill feathers are in
series. The primaries are those attached to the ulnar
side of the hand; the secondaries, or wing coverts,
those of the forearm: the scapulars, those that lie
over the humerus; and the bastard feathers, those of
the short outer digit. See Illust. of Bird, and
2. Any similar member or instrument used for the purpose of
flying. Specifically: (Zo["o]l.)
(a) One of the two pairs of upper thoracic appendages of
most hexapod insects. They are broad, fanlike organs
formed of a double membrane and strengthened by
chitinous veins or nervures.
(b) One of the large pectoral fins of the flying fishes.
3. Passage by flying; flight; as, to take wing.
Light thickens; and the crow Makes wing to the rooky
4. Motive or instrument of flight; means of flight or of
Fiery expedition be my wing. --Shak.
5. Anything which agitates the air as a wing does, or which
is put in winglike motion by the action of the air, as a
fan or vane for winnowing grain, the vane or sail of a
6. An ornament worn on the shoulder; a small epaulet or
7. Any appendage resembling the wing of a bird or insect in
shape or appearance. Specifically:
(a) (Zo["o]l.) One of the broad, thin, anterior lobes of
the foot of a pteropod, used as an organ in swimming.
(b) (Bot.) Any membranaceous expansion, as that along the
sides of certain stems, or of a fruit of the kind
(c) (Bot.) Either of the two side petals of a
8. One of two corresponding appendages attached; a sidepiece.
(a) (Arch.) A side building, less than the main edifice;
as, one of the wings of a palace.
(b) (Fort.) The longer side of crownworks, etc.,
connecting them with the main work.
(c) (Hort.) A side shoot of a tree or plant; a branch
growing up by the side of another. [Obs.]
(d) (Mil.) The right or left division of an army,
(e) (Naut.) That part of the hold or orlop of a vessel
which is nearest the sides. In a fleet, one of the
extremities when the ships are drawn up in line, or
when forming the two sides of a triangle. --Totten.
(f) One of the sides of the stags in a theater.
Wing Wing, n. (A["e]ronautics)
Any surface used primarily for supporting a flying machine in
flight, whether by edge-on motion, or flapping, or rotation;
specif., either of a pair of supporting planes of a flying
Meaning of Winged from wikipedia
- propel through
water. Wing forms
in nature Winged
that cause autorotation
the "gull wing
Bat in flight...
(/həˈzɑːr/, /həˈsɑːr/, or /hʊˈzɑːr/; Polish: Husaria
[xuˈsarja]), or Winged
hussars, were one of the main types
of Polish cavalry
and in the...
- Winged unicorns
have been depicted
in art. Ancient Achaemenid
****yrian seals depict winged unicorns
and winged bulls
evil, but winged
- winged helmet
for several seasons during
the 1930s and 1940s. Famed football coach Herbert
with po****rizing the winged
(Gr****: Πήγασος, Pḗgasos; Latin: Pegasus, Pegasos) is a mythical winged divine
horse, and one of the most recognized creatures
in Gr**** mythology...
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Asia for its variety
of uses and disease
bean is nutrient-rich...
- The winged
lion is a mythological creature
a lion with bird-like wings. The winged
lion is found
in various forms especially
- pain. A winged
sca**** is considered normal posture
children, but not older children
and adults. The severity
of the winged
as hybrids, with bodies
of either winged bulls
males. The motif
of a winged animal
with a human
head is common
- the inscription
on a comb's body, as a winged solar
panel. The period
of the comb is about
3000 BC. Such winged solar panels
were later found
in the funeral...
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