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feather
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 17
1. One of the peculiar dermal appendages, of several kinds, belonging to birds, as contour feathers, quills, and down.
2. The fringe of long hair on the legs of the setter and some other dogs.
4. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
5. A longitudinal strip projecting as a fin from an object, to strengthen it, or to enter a channel in another object and thereby prevent displacement sidwise but permit motion lengthwise; a spline.
6. A thin wedge driven between the two semicylindrical parts of a divided plug in a hole bored in a stone, to rend the stone.
8. Kind; nature; species; - from the proverbial phrase, Birds of a feather, that is, of the same species.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To have the appearance of a feather or of feathers; to be or to appear in feathery form.
3. To curdle when poured into another liquid, and float about in little flakes or feathers; as, the cream feathers
4. To turn to a horizontal plane; - said of oars.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To furnish with a feather or feathers, as an arrow or a cap.
2. To adorn, as with feathers; to fringe.
3. To render light as a feather; to give wings to.
5. To tread, as a cock.
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