Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. winnan, to suffer, to struggle; Ice. vinna, to accomplish, Ger. gewinnen, to win.
She had to win her spurs through revolutions, like those of Cromwell's and that of 1688, and the still greater ones of Parliament.
"Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers" by Charles Bradlaugh, A. Collins, and J. Watts
The Spurs have been one of the NBA's most schizo teams this season, winning all of their home games and losing all of their road games.
In fact, Ginobili didn't even bother trying one on since breaking his nose on Dirk Nowitzki's elbow in the Spurs' 94-90 win in Game 3 on Friday.