whitewing

[hwahyt-wing, wahyt-]
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noun

a person who wears a white uniform, especially a public street cleaner.

Origin of whitewing

First recorded in 1850–55; white + wing
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Historical Examples of whitewing

  • “What my friend knows not, another may tell him,” said Whitewing.

    The Prairie Chief

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • I will go,” said Whitewing, on hearing this; “and my horse is ready.

    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 sun was setting when Whitewing and his friend rode into Clearvale.

    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