"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.
His long wings beat the air as he rose, and it took him a short two minutes to soar over the castle.