vaned
adjective see vane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vaned — adjective (of an arrow) equipped with feathers • Syn: ↑fledged • Similar to: ↑feathered …   Useful english dictionary

  • vane — vaned, adj. vaneless, adj. /vayn/, n. 1. See weather vane. 2. a blade, plate, sail, etc., in the wheel of a windmill, to be moved by the air. 3. any of a number of blades or plates attached radially to a rotating drum or cylinder, as in a turbine …   Universalium

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  • fledged — adj. 1. having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination; of birds. [Narrower terms: {fledgling(prenominal), fledgeling(prenominal)}] {unfledged} Syn: mature. [WordNet 1.5] 2. equipped with feathers; of an arrow. Syn: vaned.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fledglingprenominal fledgelingprenominal — fledged fledged adj. 1. having developed feathers or plumage; often used in combination; of birds. [Narrower terms: {fledgling(prenominal), fledgeling(prenominal)}] {unfledged} Syn: mature. [WordNet 1.5] 2. equipped with feathers; of an arrow.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • louver — or louvre noun Etymology: Middle English lover, from Anglo French Date: 14th century 1. a roof lantern or turret often with slatted apertures for escape of smoke or admission of light in a medieval building 2. a. an opening provided with one or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vane — noun Etymology: Middle English (southern dialect), from Old English fana banner; akin to Old High German fano cloth, Latin pannus cloth, rag Date: 14th century 1. a. a movable device attached to an elevated object (as a spire) for showing the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • caravan — I. noun Etymology: Italian caravana, from Persian kārvān Date: 1588 1. a. a company of travelers on a journey through desert or hostile regions; also a train of pack animals b. a group of vehicles traveling together (as in a file) 2. a. a covered …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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