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

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

4. Wounded or hurt in the wing.

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

6. 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."

(01 Mar 1998)

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