What does the word feathery mean?

Usage examples for feathery

  1. His complexion was of a ruddy brown, and his hair, entirely innocent of a comb, was decorated with divers feathery tokens of his last night's rest. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  2. Its leaves are feathery and of a delicate green colour, being conspicuous even in mid- winter. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  3. Her tired feet left such slight impressions in the snow that the feathery flakes obliterated one almost before she had made another, and she was haunted by the thought that every trace of her passage through life was thus to disappear! – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss