Thesaurus / wings

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Now there are eleven of them, and their wings shine in the sun like blue steel.

This process is termed the retinaculum, and serves, in conjunction with the frenulum, to lock the wings together during flight.

Le Grande made her way into the wings, surrounded by her little troupe.

The Street of Seven StarsMary Roberts Rinehart

And she could neither walk nor fly, she was so lame and stiff, or else it was that her wings were cut—he was not sure which.

Four Winds FarmMrs. Molesworth

The rudder is then braced to the main frame and the main frame is braced by the wires N to the wings.

Of course we were rather substantial, and our wings did seem too thin and small to sustain us satisfactorily.

Life on the StageClara Morris

The ornithopter landed with a certain skilful precision and its wings ceased to beat.

The Fifth-Dimension TubeWilliam Fitzgerald Jenkins

And the shaman desired a man to tie the bird's wings to her side so that she might be still.

The Strange Story BookMrs. Andrew Lang

Immature: Resembles adult, but lighter and more rufous in color; wings and rump paler, wings edged with rufous buff.

Then the hands are waved forward and back, like wings—slowly for large birds, fast for little birds, to imitate the bird itself.

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