feathertop


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  • noun

Synonyms for feathertop

northeastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles

a variety of reed grass

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By and by Feathertop paused, and throwing himself into an imposing attitude, seemed to summon the fair girl to survey his figure and resist him longer if she could.
No, mother," said Feathertop despondingly; "it was not that.
No-till cropping systems have created an environment that favours weed species that germinate on, or near, the soil surface, such as common sowthistle (Sonchus oleraceus), flaxleaf fleabane (Conyza bonariensis) and feathertop Rhodes grass (Chloris virgata) (Walker 2012).
Located in the desirable Gold Coast submarket of Chicago, Illinois and just minutes from the exclusive shopping of the Magnificent Mile, the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower has 415 rooms, including 32 suites and one presidential suite, all featuring Sofitel's luxurious feathertop and duvet sleep system - SoBed.
Janelle Boynton owner of Boynton s Feathertop Wines and finalist of the 2012 Victorian Rural Woman of the Year Award, from Porepunkah; and
Featherhill was not so successful for the Wertheimers, with only one of her eight subsequent foals, Feathertop, gaining black type.
Others included: Donald Davidson as "Robin Gallivant," Allen Tate as "Henry Feathertop," Merrill Moore as "Dendric," and "Alec B.
The cover depicts two elegantly attired mountaineers, perhaps more ready to ascend the Matterhorn than Mount Feathertop.
In his early work, Hawthorne consistently criticized the progressive spirit's belief in human perfection: Feathertop is a "wretched simulacrum"; Beatrice is beautiful but lethal; Georgiana is faultless yet dead.
At the other end of the scale there are neat, clump-forming grasses like the blue-leaved Festuca glauca, the feathertop (Pennisetum villosum), or the quaint mosquito grass (Bouteloua gracilis) - which has insect-like flower heads.