whitewing
noun Date: 1898 a person and especially a street sweeper wearing a white uniform

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Whitewing — White wing , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The chaffinch; so called from the white bands on the wing. (b) The velvet duck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whitewing — [hwīt′wiŋ΄, wīt′wiŋ΄] n. ☆ [Old Informal] a street cleaner wearing a white uniform …   English World dictionary

  • whitewing — /hwuyt wing , wuyt /, n. a person who wears a white uniform, esp. a public street cleaner. [1850 55; WHITE + WING] * * * …   Universalium

  • whitewing — n. one who wears a white uniform (especially a street cleaner); bird with white markings or rings on its wings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whitewing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. Britain : chaffinch b. : white winged scoter c. : a white winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) found in Jamaica …   Useful english dictionary

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