Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- adj. of birds Capable of flight.
- adj. Having a specified number or kind of flights (of stairs, a screw thread, etc.).
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Taking flight; flying; -- used in composition.
- adj. (Her.) Feathered; -- said of arrows.
- adj. having feathers
- flight + -ed (Wiktionary)
“Home players had shrunk in Andy Carroll's physical presence, which was cause for considerable concern as Kenwyne Jones and Stoke's assortment of man-mountains rolled into the East End. The former Sunderland striker represented the clearest threat tonight, all brawn and brute force whenever able to attack a cross flighted from the flanks.”
“None of the deliveries were flighted, which is a bit of a surprise as Gul will surely be unable to resist a swipe if it goes above his eyeline. 37th over: Pakistan 80-8 Shafiq 40, Gul 0”
“The batsman has to be very wary of such deliveries as they are often "flighted" or spun so that the ball will not behave quite as he expects and he could be "trapped" into getting himself out.”
“He chased the unmigratory tropi-ducks from their shrewd-hidden nests, walked circumspectly among the crocodiles hauled out of water for slumber, and crept under the jungle-roof and spied upon the snow-white saucy cockatoos, the fierce ospreys, the heavy-flighted buzzards, the lories and kingfishers, and the absurdly garrulous little pygmy parrots.”
“She was a good woman, but highly nervous, and, at times, fancy-flighted about shades and signs and omens.”
“She is standing off to the side, listening to my silence, caressing the moan—with her stare—that is inside me, helping it emerge, flighted, ripping.”
“Darren Fletcher gets it, taking a lovely flighted pass from Carrick on the right hand side of the area and hitting it low and hard and back across the keeper.”
“We tasted 400 wines blind over the course of 5 days, flighted according to variety.”
“Winchester had just introduced their excellent Xtended Range pellets, and I was one of a group of writers invited to test it on flighted mallards.”
“Breaking from halfway then checking at the angle of the penalty box, the former Newcastle forward was allowed space by Danny Batth to look up then curl a perfectly flighted shot into Bywater's top left corner.”
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