feather


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Synonyms for feather

plume

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plumage

a feather in your cap

Synonyms for feather

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

Synonyms for feather

turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls

join tongue and groove, in carpentry

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cover or fit with feathers

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turn the paddle

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turn the oar, while rowing

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grow feathers

References in classic literature ?
Then he suddenly remembered the fish's scale, which, with the eagle's feather and the fox's hairs, he always carried about with him.
When the Prince awoke and found that both the mare and the foal had disappeared, he bethought him at once of the eagle, and taking the feather out of his pocket he blew it into the air.
Sonya could not continue, and again hid her face in her hands and in the feather bed.
Jemima Puddle-duck was rather surprised to find such a vast quantity of feathers.
At that moment the man with the feathers ceased to gesticulate, and, with his hands placed upon his knees, was following, half-bent, the effort of six workmen to raise a block of hewn stone to the top of a piece of timber destined to support that stone, so that the cord of the crane might be passed under it.
The man with the feathers went up to the stone, stooped, slipped his hands under the face lying upon the ground, stiffened his Herculean muscles, and without a strain, with a slow motion, like that of a machine, he lifted the end of the rock a foot from the ground.
On his part, the man with the feathers fixed his eyes upon the disguised lieutenant, and, in spite of his metamorphosis, recognized him.
The party went to the theater, where they saw a play acted by foxes dressed in costumes of brilliantly colored feathers.
Afterward they went back to the palace and slept in soft beds stuffed with feathers; for the foxes raised many fowl for food, and used their feathers for clothing and to sleep upon.
But suddenly the bunch of feathers stopped whirling, and then, to her amazement, the girl saw Billina crouching upon the prostrate form of a speckled rooster.
You've lost a lot of feathers, and one of your eyes is nearly pecked out, and your comb is bleeding
I am laughing because, in preening my feathers, I tickled myself under the wings.
Perseveration in a guessing task by laying hens selected for high or low levels of feather pecking does not support classification of feather pecking as a stereotypy.
Ten years ago I perceived that an unknown artist/craftsperson constructed a half scale eagle feather cut out of parfleche.