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Main Entry: 1wing
Pronunciation: primarystresswieng
Function: noun
1 : one of the movable feathered or membranous paired appendages by means of which a bird, bat, or insect flies
2 : an extension or part resembling a wing in shape, appearance, or position; especially : a flat or broadly expanded plant or animal part <a stem with woody wings>
3 : an extension from the side of an armchair
4 : a part that extends from the side of an airplane
5 : the act or manner of flying : FLIGHT
6 : a part sticking out from a main part <the rear wing of the house>
7 plural : the area at the side of the stage out of sight of the audience
8 : one of the positions or players on each side of a center position or line
9 : a particular group within an organization : FACTION
10 : a unit of a military force and especially an air force
- winged /primarystresswiengd, primarystresswieng-schwad/ adjective
- wing·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- on the wing : in flight : FLYING
- under one's wing : under one's protection : in one's care
[wing illustration]

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