alphabet

Wing

Definition of wing:

part of speech: noun

The organ of a bird, or other animal or insect, by which it flies: flight: any side- piece: side of an army, ship, building, etc.: ( fig.) protection.

part of speech: noun

Limb by which an animal flies; flight; side- portion of a building, army, & c.

part of speech: verb

To furnish with or as with, means of flying or moving swiftly; to carry by flying; to accomplish by flying; wound in the wing.

part of speech: verb

To fly.

part of speech: noun

One of the two upper limbs of a bird, by which it flies; one of the thin appendages of membrane by which an insect flies; any part projecting from the main body of something; as, the wing of a house, or the right wing of an army; one of the main supporting surfaces of an airplane; passage by means of flying; as, he gave the bird wing.

part of speech: noun

One of two lateral petals in a papilionaceous flower; the lateral expansion on many seeds; any broad membranous expansion; the fore- limb of Birds; the flight organ of Insects.

part of speech: verb

To furnish with wings; transport by wings; traverse in flight; wound in the wing.

part of speech: verb

To furnish or transport with wings: to supply with side- pieces: to wound in the wing.

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