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winged

[wingd or, esp. Literary, wing-id] /wɪŋd or, esp. Literary, ˈwɪŋ ɪd/
adjective
1.
having wings.
2.
having a winglike part or parts:
a winged bone; a winged seed.
3.
abounding with wings or winged creatures.
4.
moving or reaching swiftly on or as if on wings:
winged words.
5.
rapid or swift.
6.
elevated or lofty:
winged sentiments.
7.
disabled in the wing, as a bird.
8.
wounded in an arm or other nonvital part.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see wing, -ed3
Related forms
wingedly, adverb
wingedness, noun
half-winged, adjective
nonwinged, adjective
unwinged, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for half-winged

winged

/wɪŋd/
adjective
1.
furnished with wings winged god, winged horse
2.
flying straight and true as if by wing winged words
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