Its horn blared ceaselessly, jammed by the dead body of the driver, Henri Paul, pinioned on the steering column by the impact.
Suddenly they rushed upon him, and he was pinioned ere he could make the least resistance.
Their savior was pinioned by the steel tip fast to the unyielding granite.
The four653 men are led on to the drop; their arms and legs are pinioned.
The babui was a prisoner, pinioned to the ground by a fallen tree!
Then he undid the clumsy knot with which the watchman had pinioned her hands.
But when he stood beneath the cross-arm to be pinioned, his legs played him traitor.
"They'll get that in due time, my friend," said Andrew, untying the rope with which Gottlieb had been pinioned.
But my men dashed up, knocked his feet from under him and pinioned him to the ground.
Everest's arms were pinioned, blows, kicks and curses rained upon him from every side.
"wing joint, segment of a bird's wing," mid-15c., from Old French pignon "wing-feather, wing, pinion" (c.1400), from Vulgar Latin *pinnionem (nominative *pinnio), augmentative of Latin pinna "wing" (see pin (n.)).
"small wheel with teeth to gear with a larger one" (as in rack and pinion), 1650s, from French pignon "pinion" (16c.), literally "gable," from Old French pignon "pointed gable, summit," from Vulgar Latin *pinnionem, augmentative of Latin pinna "battlement, pinnacle" (see pin (n.)).
"disable by binding the arms," 1550s, older in English than literal sense "cut or bind the pinions (of a bird's wing) to prevent flying" (1570s); from pinion (n.1). Related: Pinioned.