Definitions of pinion
n. - A moth of the genus Lithophane, as L. antennata, whose larva bores large holes in young peaches and apples. 2
n. - A feather; a quill. 2
n. - A wing, literal or figurative. 2
n. - The joint of bird's wing most remote from the body. 2
n. - A fetter for the arm. 2
n. - A cogwheel with a small number of teeth, or leaves, adapted to engage with a larger wheel, or rack (see Rack); esp., such a wheel having its leaves formed of the substance of the arbor or spindle which is its axis. 2
v. t. - To bind or confine the wings of; to confine by binding the wings. 2
v. t. - To disable by cutting off the pinion joint. 2
v. t. - To disable or restrain, as a person, by binding the arms, esp. by binding the arms to the body. 2
v. t. - Hence, generally, to confine; to bind; to tie up. 2
The word "pinion" uses 6 letters: I I N N O P.
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