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Any of various paired movable organs of flight, such as the modified forelimb of a bird or bat or one of the membranous organs extending from the thorax of an insect.
Something that resembles a wing in appearance, function, or position relative to a main body.
An arm, esp a baseball pitcher's throwing arm (1297+)verb
To improvise; extemporize; act without sufficient preparation; fake it: Winging It, Coping Without Controllers/ He was confident of his ability to wing it, adjusting to counter her responses
[first form 1933+, second 1885+; fr the notion that an actor could learn his lines in the stage's wings,or be coached while standing there; wing the part is found by 1886]