Wing

Wing

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Winged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Winging.] 1. To furnish with wings; to enable to fly, or to move with celerity.
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Who heaves old ocean, and whowings the storms.
Pope.
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Living, to wing with mirth the weary hours.
Longfellow.
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2. To supply with wings or sidepieces.
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The main battle, whose puissance on either side
Shall be well winged with our chiefest horse.
Shak.
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3. To transport by flight; to cause to fly.
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I, an old turtle,
Will wing me to some withered bough.
Shak.
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4. To move through in flight; to fly through.
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There's not an arrow wings the sky
But fancy turns its point to him.
Moore.
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5. To cut off the wings of or to wound in the wing; to disable a wing of; as, to wing a bird; also, [fig.] to wound the arm of a person.
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To wing a flight, to exert the power of flying; to fly.
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