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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pinion \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. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To disable by cutting off the pinion joint. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] 3. To disable or restrain, as a person, by binding the arms, esp. by binding the arms to the body. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Her elbows pinioned close upon her hips. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 4. Hence, generally, to confine; to bind; to tie up. "Pinioned up by formal rules of state." --Norris. [1913 Webster]