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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Wing of a bird; Any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird; A gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack v. - Cut the wings off (of birds); Bind the arms of.

Usage examples (32)
  • The "pinion" is the outer rear edge of the wing of a bird.
  • "Yas, sar; my 'pinion 'bout dat place, boss, am dat it was dug out."
  • Fly with twin pinion their sweet nest to seek,
  • "Well, ye see, my 'pinion's jist this: yonder's the mainland there" for more
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