from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the wings of an eagle; swift, or soaring high, like an eagle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the wings of an eagle; swift as an eagle.
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Few living creatures can outcry the eagle-winged griffon.
Few living creatures can outfly the eagle-winged griffon.
Djemboulát, wrapped in his boúrka, was considering, with folded arms, the plan of the expedition; but the thoughts of Ammalát were far from the battle-field: they were flying, eagle-winged, to the mountains of Avar, and bitterly, bitterly did he feel his separation.
The leaders themselves will be regarded as _mere ambitious men_; not taking rank with those whose ambition is "eagle-winged and sky-aspiring," but belonging to that mean and selfish class, who are instigated by
For there is blood in the brain, James -- even in the organ -- the vital principle of all our "eagle-winged raptures"; and there was a taint of the black drop of melancholy in his.
A warrior with eagle-winged feet, but his prize is the bow and the quiver.
He comes with no fourfold visage of a charioteer flashing thick flames, no eye which glares lightning, no victory eagle-winged and quiver near her with three-bolted thunder stored, but in "weakness," and with this he is to "overcome satanic strength."
There was more light to the left, so they went that way, negotiated another unlocked grille, and found themselves in a treasure-house of vast gold and silver vessels, croziers, eagle-winged lecterns, fountains, soaring angels and grinning cherubs.
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