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pigeonwing

[ pij-uhn-wing ]
/ ˈpɪdʒ ənˌwɪŋ /
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noun
a particular figure in skating, outlining the spread wing of a pigeon.
a similar fancy step or evolution in dancing.
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Origin of pigeonwing

First recorded in 1775–85; pigeon1 + wing
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British Dictionary definitions for pigeonwing

pigeonwing
/ (ˈpɪdʒɪnˌwɪŋ) /

noun
mainly US a fancy step in dancing in which the feet are clapped together
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