Sentence Examples


  • Words are the mind's wings, are they not?
  • His long wings beat the air as he rose, and it took him a short two minutes to soar over the castle.
  • "I wish we had some of those loose wings," he said.
  • Seen in front, its white face, striped with black, and broad black gorget attract attention as it sits, often motionless, on the rocks; while in flight the white of the lower part of the back and white band across the wings are no less conspicuous even at a distance.
  • The chief characteristic of the Diptera is expressed in the name of the Order, since, with the exception of certain aberrant and apterous forms, flies possess but a single pair of membranous wings, which are attached to the meso-thorax.
 

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