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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wingless: an epithet of Nike (Victory) as represented, unusually, without wings (signifying that she did not intend to leave the precinct favored by her presence). There was a temple of Nike Apteros at Athens. See cut under Ionic.

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