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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 ?
The air was filled with their irregular flight, layer rising above layer, far above the tops of the highest pines, none daring to advance beyond the dangerous pass; when, suddenly, some of the headers of the feathered tribes shot across the valley, taking their flight directly over the village, and hundreds of thousands in their rear followed the example, deserting the eastern side of the plain to their persecutors and the slain.
'WHY do you say "feather" so often?' Alice asked at last, rather vexed.
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.
On his part, the man with the feathers fixed his eyes upon the disguised lieutenant, and, in spite of his metamorphosis, recognized him.
Worse still, she neglected to make the old woman's bed properly, and forgot to shake it so that the feathers might fly about.
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.
The proportional width of the gape of mouth, the proportional length of the eyelids, of the orifice of the nostrils, of the tongue (not always in strict correlation with the length of beak), the size of the crop and of the upper part of the oesophagus; the development and abortion of the oil-gland; the number of the primary wing and caudal feathers; the relative length of wing and tail to each other and to the body; the relative length of leg and of the feet; the number of scutellae on the toes, the development of skin between the toes, are all points of structure which are variable.
Actors John Prats and Isabel Oli's unica hija Lilly Feather celebrated her first birthday with a bash graced with the presence of their colleagues in show biz.
When Feather's best friend, Mia, becomes the latest Indigenous woman to disappear in Winnipeg, Feather confronts a police system that is unwilling to investigate the disappearances and writes off murders as suicides or accidents.
A single feather break can leave the birds completely off-balance.
With a big pout at the ready and a hat adorned with feathers, Ahlam told her fans, "They say I have a feather over my head, of course there's a feather over my head...
So what is the key to mastering the plump, beautifully curved feather shape?