Winged (?), a.

1.

Furnished with wings; transported by flying; having winglike expansions.

2.

Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated; lofty; sublime.

[R.]

How winged the sentiment that virtue is to be followed for its own sake. J. S. Harford.

3.

Swift; rapid.

"Bear this sealed brief with winged haste to the lord marshal."

Shak.

4.

Wounded or hurt in the wing.

5. Bot.

Furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants; alate.

6. Her.

Represented with wings, or having wings, of a different tincture from the body.

7.

Fanned with wings; swarming with birds.

"The winged air darked with plumes."

Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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