wing bow


Origin of wing bow

First recorded in 1865–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for wing bow

Historical Examples of wing bow

  • Avoid any tendency toward a ribbon on the wing-bow and also birds that are too light, ashy or washed out in the blue color.

    Ducks and Geese

    Harry M. Lamon

British Dictionary definitions for wing bow

wing bow

  1. a distinctive band of colour marking the wing of a bird
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