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Definition of Winged


  1. of Wing
  2. Furnished with wings; transported by flying; having winglike expansions.
  3. Soaring with wings, or as if with wings; hence, elevated; lofty; sublime.
  4. Swift; rapid.
  5. Wounded or hurt in the wing.
  6. Furnished with a leaflike appendage, as the fruit of the elm and the ash, or the stem in certain plants; alate.
  7. Represented with wings, or having wings, of a different tincture from the body.
  8. Fanned with wings; swarming with birds.

Winged Quotations

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
William Shakespeare

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.
Friedrich Nietzsche

As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
Helen Keller

Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind.
William Blake

There are many ways to experience love. It can feel like a knife in your back, or it can feel like you're being lifted up by winged creatures towards a beautiful blinding light.
Brandon Boyd
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Winged Translations

winged in Dutch is aangeschoten
winged in Latin is pennatus, penniger, volaticus
winged in Portuguese is voado
winged in Swedish is bevingad
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