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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Bound fast especially having the arms restrained; (of birds) especially having the flight feathers.

Usage examples (38)
  • He left the ground in a flying tackle and pinioned
  • She wanted to wipe her face, but her arms were pinioned.
  • The wretched man was pinioned and led up to the scaffold.
  • Dave was thus pinioned tightly as the men forced him along. for more
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