un·​pinioned | \ ¦ən+ \

Definition of unpinioned

1 : having no pinions
2 : not bound by or as if by pinions perfectly free and unpinioned— Edward Grey

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First Known Use of unpinioned

1615, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for unpinioned

un- entry 1 + pinioned

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“Unpinioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpinioned. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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