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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Winged  \Winged\,  a. 
  1.  Furnished  with  wings;  transported  by  flying;  having 
  winglike  expansions. 
 
  2.  Soaring  with  wings,  or  as  if  with  wings;  hence  elevated; 
  lofty;  sublime.  [R.] 
 
  How  winged  the  sentiment  that  virtue  is  to  be 
  followed  for  its  own  sake.  --J.  S. 
  Harford. 
 
  3.  Swift;  rapid.  ``Bear  this  sealed  brief  with  winged  haste 
  to  the  lord  marshal.''  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Wounded  or  hurt  in  the  wing. 
 
  5.  (Bot.)  Furnished  with  a  leaflike  appendage,  as  the  fruit 
  of  the  elm  and  the  ash,  or  the  stem  in  certain  plants; 
  alate. 
 
  6.  (Her.)  Represented  with  wings,  or  having  wings,  of  a 
  different  tincture  from  the  body. 
 
  7.  Fanned  with  wings;  swarming  with  birds.  ``The  winged  air 
  darked  with  plumes.''  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wing  \Wing\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Winged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Winging}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  with  wings;  to  enable  to  fly,  or  to  move  with 
  celerity. 
 
  Who  heaves  old  ocean,  and  whowings  the  storms. 
  --Pope. 
 
  Living,  to  wing  with  mirth  the  weary  hours. 
  --Longfellow. 
 
  2.  To  supply  with  wings  or  sidepieces. 
 
  The  main  battle,  whose  puissance  on  either  side 
  Shall  be  well  winged  with  our  chiefest  horse. 
  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  transport  by  flight;  to  cause  to  fly. 
 
  I,  an  old  turtle,  Will  wing  me  to  some  withered 
  bough.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  move  through  in  flight;  to  fly  through 
 
  There's  not  an  arrow  wings  the  sky  But  fancy  turns 
  its  point  to  him  --Moore. 
 
  5.  To  cut  off  the  wings  of  to  wound  in  the  wing;  to  disable 
  a  wing  of  as  to  wing  a  bird. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  winged 
  adj  1:  having  or  as  if  having  wings;  "the  winged  feet  of  Mercury"; 
  [ant:  {wingless}] 
  2:  very  fast  as  if  with  wings;  "on  winged  feet" 




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