Part of speech: verb

To cover or be covered with feathers.

Part of speech: verb

To turn the blade of ( an oar) nearly horizontal in recovering.

Part of speech: noun

One of the fluffy growths that form the plumage of a bird.

Part of speech: noun

In rowing, the act of feathering.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "feather":

  1. He looked as though anyone might knock him down with a feather. - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader", William Holmes McGuffey.
  2. I should never dare to show the white feather in your presence. - "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. " Thank you, Eagle Feather," said Mrs. Brown. - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods", Laura Lee Hope.