solstice. (Astron.) See Solstice, 2. Winter teal (Zoöl.), the green-winged teal. Winter wagtail
(Zoöl.), the gray wagtail (Motacilla melanope). [Prov. Eng.] Winter wheat, wheat sown in autumn,
which lives during the winter, and ripens in the following summer. Winter wren (Zoöl.), a small American
wren (Troglodytes hiemalis) closely resembling the common wren.
(Win"ter), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wintered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wintering.] To pass the winter; to
hibernate; as, to winter in Florida.
Because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence.Acts
(Win"ter), v. i. To keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw.