Whing meaning

A high-pitched ringing sound.
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To move with great force or speed.
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1791: letter from Colonel Darke to George Washington, quoted in Theodore Roosevelt, The Winning of the West, vol. 4 (1896)

We incamped in two Lines about 60 yards apart the Right whing in frunt Commanded by General Butler, the Left in the Rear which I commanded.

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1869: James Jennings, The Dialect of the West of England, particularly Somersetshire, with a glossary of words now in use there; also with poems and other pieces exemplifying the dialect.

When tha dumbledores hummin, craup out o’ tha cobwâllAn’ shakin ther whings, thâ vleed vooäth an’ awâ.

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Origin of whing

  • See wing.

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  • Onomatopoeic.

    From Wiktionary