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also wing tip  (wĭng′tĭp′)
a. An often perforated shoe part that covers the toe and extends backward along the sides of the shoe from a point at the center.
b. A style of shoe having such a tip.
2. The tip of a wing, as of a flying animal or an aircraft.
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1. (Aeronautics) the outermost edge of a wing
2. (Zoology) the outermost edge of a wing
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or wing′ tip`,

1. the far or outer end of an airplane wing, wing of a bird, or the like.
2. the portion of a bird's folded wing formed by the part of the primary feathers extending beyond the secondary feathers.
3. a toecap, often with a perforated pattern, having a point at the center and side pieces that extend backward.
4. a style of shoe with such a toe.
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Most of the time I just darken my eyebrows, do half a wingtip and put on lipstick!
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