- 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).
Curses light upon your head, and black death upon your heart, you imp!Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Of course these two others are not up to the mark of The Bottle Imp; but they each have a certain merit, and they fit in style.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He broke off abruptly, and the Green Imp accelerated her pace as they came to the long, straight road home.
Arthur Chester may fairly have been said to spend the succeeding fortnight in the company of the Green Imp and its driver.
The Imp itself seemed to be running away, so swiftly and silently it covered the new road leading off into the hills.