Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to wings or wing-like parts; being wing-like.
  • In anatomy and botany, wing-shaped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to wings; also, wing-shaped.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to wings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or resembling wings

Etymologies

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From Latin alarius, from ala ‘wing’.

Examples

  • Mr. D'Antoni said he could not remember a bigger game in his Knicks tenure — and few would disagree, since Mr. D'Antoni has been at the helm for two miserable seasons where the focus was on alary cap space and not basketball.

    Knicks Make a Strong Statement in Defeat

  • The memorandum contains the standard $160K salary scale - 160-170-185-210-230-250-265-280 - but states that "[s] alary levels in each associate class will range up to the maximum base compensation levels set forth" in the memo (emphases added).

    Above the Law

  • Senior Policy Officer international hiv/aids alliance. alary £34,000 - £36,000 per annum plus attractive benefits package.

    The Guardian World News

  • Senior Policy Officer international hiv/aids alliance. alary £34,000 - £36,000 per annum plus attractive benefits package.

    The Guardian World News

  • Senior Policy Officer international hiv/aids alliance. alary £34,000 - £36,000 per annum plus attractive benefits package.

    The Guardian World News

  • Expanding the deal to include Philips, while the Mets take on all the alary (about 19m total for 2010) should still not require a ton of talent back.

    MetsBlog.com

  • John Rutledge, Efqj to the United N«tieilands Sy a Refotve of Congrefs ihe f alary cf a Minifier at a foreign Court is not to exceed 9000 dollars 5 and that 0* ■

    A pocket almanack, for the year ... : calculated for the use of the state of Massachusetts-Bay

  • alary -, and 3. defray the other expences and necessary repairs of the said gaol.

    Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Biographical Memoirs of William Bowyer ...

  • D. Pinidie, efq. attorney for; — D.bt of the Ncibob Omdut ul Onirah, fur arrears of (alary as Ptif - cbar of llie Arcut D.flrii't --- ...

    Papers presented to the House of Commons, relating to East India Affairs

  • And if it (hall happen that this legacy Ihall be found not to anfwcr the purpofe intended, I im - power the bifliop of Oflbry for the time being, with the confent of the dean and chapter of St. Canice, to fell the books, and apply their price together with. the faid (alary of the librarian towards raifing or sidoraiijig the imperfedl fteeple of their cathedral.

    Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis