Pi"geon*wing` (?), n.

1.

A wing of a pigeon, or a wing like it.

2.

An old mode of dressing men's side hair in a form likened to a pigeon's wings; also, a wig similarly shaped.

3.

(Dancing)

A fancy step executed by jumping and striking the legs together; as, to cut a pigeonwing.

4.

A certain fancy figure in skating.

5.

(Tempering)

A color, brown shaded with purple, coming between dark brown and light blue in the table of colors in drawing the temper of hardened steel.

 

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