Sentence Examples


  • "I wish we had some of those loose wings," he said.
  • Words are the mind's wings, are they not?
  • Flightless, wings transformed into rowing paddles.
  • 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.
  • Wing-covers and hind-wings are alike absent, and the latter are represented by a pair of little knobbed organs, the halteres or balancers, which have a controlling and directing function in flight.