Thesaurus / pinion

opposites of pinion

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Dat he best know hisself; but if my 'pinion am axed, I should say, to wipe de fellah's nose wiv.
CUDJO'S CAVEJ. T. TROWBRIDGE
Atter dey spies him, dey axes im ter pass his pinion on de meetin.
BYPATHS IN DIXIESARAH JOHNSON COCKE
Even the pinion of the eagle fails in its rarified air, and the chamois ventures not to climb its steep and slippery crags.
In the blue-fronted Amazon parrot (Chrysotis æstiva)—a most variable bird—the normally red edge of the pinion is sometimes yellow.
It stand dere 'bout fifteen minutes while I draws my best 'pinion of it.
The shafts thus turned are connected by a pair of gears, M L, of which one drives a pinion on the shaft of the fly-wheel.
This sleeve may be operated in either direction along f by rotating the pinion b.
E is another wheel of 92 teeth, working in F, a pinion of 22: both pinions being fixed on the same arbor, I G.
A pinion is a small toothed wheel; a trundle is a pinion with cylindrical staves for teeth.
Well den, Luce, my conchenshus 'pinion ob de whole matter am dat we won't go on no scursions.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.