. (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 xxvii. 12.

(Win"ter), v. i. To keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw.


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