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- n. Plural form of wing.
- n. The unseen area each side of a stage.
- n. The insignia of a qualified pilot or aircrew member.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of wing.
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- n. stylized bird wings worn as an insignia by qualified pilots or air crew members
- n. a means of flight or ascent
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_And the four Beasts had each of them six wings_, two to a tribe, in all twenty and four wings, answering to the twenty and four stations of the people.
Having a succession of plants ready in the wings is a great way to keep vegetable gardens productive and menus filled with options.
San Diego Chargers (from New York Giants): A little speed on the wings is always nice.
Waiting in the wings is the ever-colorful Mirriam Defensor-Santiago, who forswore politics after her son committed suicide, but threw her hat into the ring anyway (she says she needs the politics to get her mind off her grief).
He has just arrived at London, and was leaving for our place on what he called the wings of the wind.
The Hebrew for "wings" is the same as for the idol Cneph, which was represented in temple sculptures with wings (Ps 91: 4). beyond -- Meroe, the island between the "rivers" Nile and Astaboras is meant, famed for its commerce, and perhaps the seat of the Ethiopian government, hence addressed here as representing the whole empire: remains of temples are still found, and the name of "Tirhakah" in the inscriptions.
Males flair their leathery skin wings at her – vestigial, but colorful reds and yellows, sometimes a dramatic neon blue.
An eagle with outstretched wings is in the center, clutching three arrows in the left claw and a small olive branch in the right, with a shield placed across its breast.
The last thing we want with our fun, beer, betting and chicken wings is a controversial and emotional issue thrown in.
He came upon a valley where rock ptarmigan rose on whirring wings from the ledges and muskegs.