Winged Horse


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Winged Horse

[′wiŋd ′hȯrs]
(astronomy)
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It is a loose grouping easily seen through binoculars which appropriate displays perhaps a minor winged horse.
This multi-colored firework display is a cluster of stars known as Messier 15, located some 35,000 light-years away in the constellation of Pegasus (The Winged Horse).
All that was missing was a winged horse, a golden fleece and the young Kirk Douglas from Spartacus - that's how fast and loose the scriptwriters were being in their interpretation of ancient legends.
It was Pegasus, the winged horse. The horse beat his' shining wings, and flew away.
Pegasus, the Winged Horse, carries Perseus to Andromeda's aid in one version of the story.
Apart from Persian miniatures, the image of Buraq has an iconic value in the popular culture of Pakistan, often seen painted on trucks, in bright garish colors as a winged horse with the head of a woman.
ROLL OF HONOUR LEADING TRAINER 1 Sir Henry Cecil 7 wins 3 seconds 1 third 2 Mahmood Al Zarooni 5-3-0 3 Aidan O'Brien 4-6-3 LEADING JOCKEY 1 Tom Queally 6-3-0 2 Frankie Dettori 5-3-2 3 William Buick 4-1-2 SUCCESSFUL BRANDING It was entirely voluntary and took even Ascot's PR supremo Nick Smith completely by surprise, but many of yesterday's runners had Qipco's logo - a winged horse's head - stencilled on their quarters.
Lovell, The Fourth Durango by Ross Thomas and The Winged Horse
But the ornithologist, more magically, thought those strange stumps were wings and that von Konigswald had found evidence supporting the existence of a mythological creature akin to Pegasus, from Greek mythology, or Al-Buraq, the winged horse with a human head who, according to Islamic tradition, had spirited the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Jerusalem and back again over the course of a single night in the seventh century.
When Cinders travels to the ball, and her winged horse and magic pumpkin take f light.
You're gonna see a winged horse put my bondage to bed.
Obie must guard and protect the Moonriders Gabrielle and her "windlord" a winged horse named Mara on their quest to retrieve the Dark Crystal from the moon.