: The hunting of the kind of winged creatures, taken as a whole, is called wildfowling
any of many species of wildlife goose, such as the greylag goose or the Canada goose, whose wedge fly in a wedge or V form, or cuneiform, as opposed to the w:Domesticated goose, domesticated goose that would not fly.
proper noun (wikipedia, Wild Turkey (bourbon))
a brand of bourbon whiskey from Kentucky
Wilson's storm petrel
A small seabird of the storm petrel family Hydrobatidae, breeding on the Antarctic coastlines and nearby islands such as the South Shetland Islands.
An appendage of an animal's (bird, bat, insect) body that enables it to fly.
(context, slang) Human arm.
Part of an airplane that produces the lift for rising into the air.
Part of a building, an extension from the main building
Part of a huge room. (rfv-sense, Is this right? Could not find any proof. Hekaheka Jul 4, 2007)
A fraction of a political movement. Usually implies a position apart from the mainstream center position.
A military air unit, smaller than a division but larger than a group or squadron.
A panel of a car which encloses the wheel area, especially the front wheels.
(context, nautical) A platform on either side of the bridge of a vessel, normally found in pairs.
(context, hockey, football, icehockey) A position in several field games on either side of the field.
(transitive) To injure slightly (as with a gunshot), especially in the arm.
(intransitive) To fly.
(intransitive) wing it: To act or speak extemporaneously; to improvise.
the distance from the left wingtip to the right wingtip
The distance between the extreme tips of the wings of a bird, insect or aircraft.
That which winnows or which is used in winnowing; a contrivance for fanning or winnowing grain.
(intransitive) To free or separate grain or the like from chaff or refuse matter, usually by means of wind.
(intransitive) To move about with a flapping motion, as of wings; to flutter.
(transitive) To fan; set in motion by means of wind; specifically, to expose (grain) to a current of air in order to separate and drive off chaff, refuse particles, etc.
(transitive) To blow upon; to toss about by blowing.
(transitive) To separate, expel, or disperse by or as by fanning or blowing; to sift or weed out; to separate or distinguish, as one thing from another.
(transitive) To set in motion or vibration; to beat as with a fan or wings.
(transitive) To wave to and fro; to flutter; to flap.
(transitive) To pursue or accomplish with a waving or flapping motion, as of wings.
(transitive) Figuratively, to subject to a process analogous to the winnowing of grain; to separate into parts according to kind; to sift; to analyze or scrutinize carefully; to examine; to test.
(uncountable) Metal formed into a thin, even thread, now usually by being drawn through a hole in a steel die.
A piece of such material; a thread or slender rod of metal, a cable
A metal conductor that carries electricity.
A fence made of usually barbed wire.
(sports) A finish line of a racetrack.
(informal) A telecommunication wire or cable; hence, an electric telegraph; a telegram
(slang) A hidden listening device on the person of an undercover operative for the purposes of obtaining incriminating spoken evidence.
verb (wir, ing)
to fasten with wire, especially with reference to wine bottles, corks, or fencing
We need to that hole in the fence.
to string on a wire
to equip for use with electricity
to add something into an electrical system by means of wiring; to incorporate or include something
I'll just your camera to the computer screen.
(informal) To send a message or a money value to another person through a telecommunications system, formerly predominately by telegraph.
Urgent: please me another 100 pounds sterling.
to make someone tense or psyched-up
I'm never going to sleep " I'm completely wired from all that coffee.
(slang) To install eavesdropping equipment.
We wired the suspects house.
A forked bone between the neck and breast of a bird consisting chiefly of the two clavicles fused at their median or lower end. (Scientific name: furcula)
(nautical) A spar in two parts, between which a sail is hoisted, the wishbone extending its clew.
(nautical) Any sailing vessel rigged with a wishbone.
adjective (no (compar) or (superl))
(nautical) Incorporating a wishbone spar in the rig, as: "a ketch", "a schooner".
noun (pl=woodcock, pl2=woodcocks)
Any of various wading birds in the genus Scolopax, characterised by a long slender bill and cryptic brown and blackish plumage.
The capercaillie, Tetrao urogallus.
One of several species of bird from the family Picidae, with a sharp beak suitable for pecking holes in wood.
The culver, also known as the common woodpigeon.
Members of a mainly New World passerine bird family Troglodytidae.
Small bird of similar appearance to a true wren.
Either of two small woodpeckers, Jynx torquilla and Jynx ruficollis, of the Old World that can turn their heads almost 180 degrees.