verb (used with object)
- to graft (feathers) into a wing.
- to furnish (a wing, tail, etc.) with feathers, as to make good losses or deficiencies and improve powers of flight.
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Imp, The: The nickname given to Tywin Lannister's youngest son, a dwarf named Tyrion (Peter Dinklage).
“Tell you about it in the morning,” answered the Imp, and lost no time in getting to bed and to sleep.
But we took the one the Imp had caught back to the pond, and, as we put it in, made a vow not to keep newts again.
The Imp was wide-awake on the instant, and so were Dale and Harry, who were sleeping close by.
The Imp held out his pocket handkerchief with something wriggling in it.
Among these travellers some have now and then knocked at the door and demanded to see the Imp.The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery|Samuel Adams Drake