winged

[ wingd or, esp. Literary, wing-id ]
/ wɪŋd or, esp. Literary, ˈwɪŋ ɪd /

adjective

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Origin of winged

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at wing, -ed3

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Definition for winged (2 of 2)

wing
[ wing ]
/ wɪŋ /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to travel on or as if on wings; fly; soar: They are winging to the coast.

Origin of wing

1125–75; Middle English wenge (plural noun) < Old Danish wingæ; compare Norwegian, Swedish vinge, Old Norse vǣngr

OTHER WORDS FROM wing

out·wing, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for winged (1 of 2)

winged
/ (wɪŋd) /

adjective

furnished with wingswinged god; winged horse
flying straight and true as if by wingwinged words

British Dictionary definitions for winged (2 of 2)

wing
/ (wɪŋ) /

noun

verb (mainly tr)

Derived forms of wing

winglike, adjective

Word Origin for wing

C12: from Scandinavian; compare Old Norse vǣngir (plural), Norwegian veng
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Medical definitions for winged

wing
[ wĭng ]

n.

Any of various paired movable organs of flight, such as the modified forelimb of a bird or bat or one of the membranous organs extending from the thorax of an insect.
Something that resembles a wing in appearance, function, or position relative to a main body.
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Scientific definitions for winged

wing
[ wĭng ]

One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
A thin, papery projection on certain fruits that are dispersed by the wind, such as the fruits of ash, elm, and maple trees. See also samara.
A part extending from the side of an aircraft, such as an airplane, having a curved upper surface that causes the pressure of air rushing over it to decrease, thereby providing lift.
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Idioms and Phrases with winged

wing

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