wing

Part of speech: verb

To accomplish by the aid of wings.

Part of speech: verb

To impart rapid motion to.

Part of speech: verb

To furnish with wings.

Part of speech: verb

To shoot in the wing; disable.

Part of speech: verb

To fly with or as with wings.

Part of speech: noun

The fore limb of a bird, adapted for flight, or something resembling or acting like it.

Part of speech: noun

Flight.

Part of speech: noun

An extension of a building at the side; the right or left division of an army.

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Usage examples "wing":

  1. Then he gripped himself and went quickly across the gallery, turning down the corridor that led to the west wing. - "The Shadow of the East", E. M. Hull.
  2. Every night lately he heard the same peculiar noise somewhere in this wing of the building.... - "In the Dark", Ronal Kayser.
  3. Ned's rifle lay just out of his reach, and before he could lay his hand on it the bird would be on the wing and quite safe from anything he could do with a rifle. - "Dick in the Everglades", A. W. Dimock.