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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pin·ion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinioned p. pr. & vb. n. Pinioning.]
 1. To bind or confine the wings of; to confine by binding the wings.
 2. To disable by cutting off the pinion joint.
 3. To disable or restrain, as a person, by binding the arms, esp. by binding the arms to the body.
    Her elbows pinioned close upon her hips.   --Cowper.
 4. Hence, generally, to confine; to bind; to tie up. Pinioned up by formal rules of state.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pin·ioned a. Having wings or pinions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of birds) especially having the flight feathers
      2: bound fast especially having the arms restrained