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Definitions of feather:

part of speech: verb transitive

To furnish or adorn with feathers.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become covered with feathers.

part of speech: verb

To dress or adorn with feathers.

part of speech: verb transitive

To ornament with feathers; cover with, or as with, feathers; turn the blade of ( an oar) horizontally when leaving the water.

part of speech: noun

One of the growths which form the covering of a bird; a feather- like ornament.

part of speech: noun

Part of the natural covering of a bird; a plume; the whole feathers of a bird are called its plumage.

part of speech: noun

Part of the outer covering of a bird; a plume; something like a feather, as, in mechanism a wedge. fin. or flange.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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