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whitewing

[hwahyt-wing, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌwɪŋ, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a person who wears a white uniform, especially a public street cleaner.
Origin of whitewing
1850-1855
1850-55; white + wing
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  • Our uncle and aunt thought so much of that poor dear whitewing, and Best was told to take care of it.

    That Stick Charlotte M. Yonge
  • “What my friend knows not, another may tell him,” said whitewing.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • The riding was absolute rest to whitewing, who recovered strength rapidly as they advanced.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • whitewing was one of those men who are swift to conceive and prompt in action.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • The steed of whitewing was a half-wild creature of Spanish descent, from the plains of Mexico.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • whitewing will take the prey from under their very noses,” returned the Indian.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • whitewing will be a great warrior when Bald Eagle is in the grave.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • As whitewing was also willing, the order to mount and ride was given at once.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • In this emergency Bald Eagle, who was getting old and rather feeble, tacitly gave up the command of the braves to whitewing.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne
  • Altogether, whitewing was a monstrous puzzle to his fellows, and much beloved by many of them.

    The Prairie Chief R.M. Ballantyne

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