[ noun ] (zoology) the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
Used in print(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
Wavy lines , feather like patterns , rosettes of indefinitely floral nature , birds either singly or in stylized rows , animals in solemn frieze bands ( see Plates 11 - 12 ) - all these turned_up in the more developed fabrics as preliminary signs that the potters were broadening their gaze .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
It had the features of a man bewhiskered by clumps of loose feathers .
The creature in feathers looked_around and David saw the mad eyes , glazed with an insane fear .(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)
She had surprised Hans like she had surprised me when she said she 'd go , and_then she surprised him again when she came_back so quick like she must have , because when I came_in with the snow she was there with a bottle with three white feathers on its label and Hans was holding it angrily by the throat .(E. Lucas Myers, "The Vindication of Dr. Nestor,"...)
It was a fine broody_hen , white , with a maternal eye and a striking abundance of feathers in the under region of the abdomen .
[ verb ] join tongue and groove, in carpentry
Used in print(Hal Kelly, "Build Hotei"...)
When the whole bottom has hardened , use a disk sander to feather the edges of the cloth at the keel line and near the spray rail .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 10234
[ verb ] cover or fit with feathers