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Red Wing

noun
1.
(Tantangamini) c1750–c1825, Sioux leader.
2.
a city in SE Minnesota.

redwing

[red-wing] /ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
a European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having chestnut-red flank and axillary feathers.
Origin of redwing
1650-1660
1650-60; red1 + wing
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  • "We need traders," said Red Wing, sliding his hand along the soft nap of the blankets.

    The Conquest Eva Emery Dye
  • The greatest chief of the nation at present is Talangamane, or the Red Wing.

  • When Confederate won, and he started with his twenty-four thousand to back Red Wing, the crowd now engulfed him.

    The Man Who Could Not Lose Richard Harding Davis
  • In both these departments of literature, this former hunter and warrior from Red Wing was an excellent teacher.

    Mary and I Stephen Return Riggs
  • Red Wing, a Flathead chief: We gathered up yesterday the three peoples you see here.

  • Then it occured to me that I had seen the Red Wing before, without knowing its name.

  • The Red Wing was of biplane type and mounted on skids, with the propeller and vertical direction rudder at the rear.

  • Lulu was in a thin black and white gown which they had never seen, and wore the tilting hat with the Red Wing.

    Miss Lulu Bett Zona Gale
British Dictionary definitions for Red Wing

redwing

/ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ/
noun
1.
a small European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having a speckled breast, reddish flanks, and brown back
2.
a North American oriole, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which has a black plumage with a red-and-yellow patch on each wing
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