- wings (of an artificial fly) that are dressed cocked up and separated into a V shape
- (as modifier)a split-wing pattern
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The conspirators were split into two teams, “Alpha” and “Bravo.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Specifically, the pilots got themselves into a high altitude stall, where the wings lose the capacity to provide lift.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If you look at the history, you can really understand why the parties are so divided and why the public is so split.
At the same time, the heaviest parts—the main fuselage, the engines and wings—sink to the bottom.
Before it was split between Iran, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, Baluchistan spread over an area slightly larger than California.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Under the one-sixth they appear as slender, highly refractive fibers with double contour and, often, curled or split ends.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
To be sure, he hadn't seen Mrs. Robin go, but he had heard the beat of her wings as she began her flight.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
The atmosphere seemed drawn taut before him as though it must any instant split open upon a sound of crying.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood