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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 ?
Jemima Puddle-duck was rather surprised to find such a vast quantity of feathers.
and when man wanted their flesh, their skins, or their feathers, there’s the place to seek them.
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.
Among the recruits who had enlisted he distributed feathers and ostrich plumes.
The party went to the theater, where they saw a play acted by foxes dressed in costumes of brilliantly colored feathers.
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.
I am laughing because, in preening my feathers, I tickled myself under the wings.
Iwanich thanked the bird, and placing the feather beside the scale he drove the horses home.
They hunted till darkness came on, but they found Not a button, or feather, or mark, By which they could tell that they stood on the ground Where the Baker had met with the Snark.
But the arrow did the bird no harm; only it dropped a golden feather from its tail, and then flew away.
Her touch enabled her to recognize them in a moment, and to discover if a single feather were crippled or draggled.
And there in fact was Sonya lying face downward on Nurse's dirty feather bed on the top of the chest, crumpling her gauzy pink dress under her, hiding her face with her slender fingers, and sobbing so convulsively that her bare little shoulders shook.
The note was written on a broad, white feather from a stork's wing, and it said:
Janet loved me for it, just as she detested poor Esther because Esther had said so much shade was unhygienic and had objected to sleeping on a feather bed.
We'll drink all together To the gray goose feather And the land where the gray goose flew.