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feather

noun

1 feather

The light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds.

synonyms: plumage, plume.

Roget 877: title, honor; knighthood etc. (nobility) 875.    highness, excellency, grace; lordship, worship; reverence, reverend; ... show more

Roget 75: class, division, category, categorema, head, order, section; department, subdepartment, province, domain.    kind, sort, genus, ... show more

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more

Roget 320: levity; lightness etc. adj.; imponderability, buoyancy, volatility.    feather, dust, mote, down, thistle, down, flue, ... show more

Roget 643: unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality.    triviality, levity, frivolity; paltriness etc. adj.; poverty; smallness etc. 32; ... show more

Dutch: al gezien al gedaan, gevederte, pluim, pluimage, veder, veer, verenkleed
Polish: piĆ³ro



2 feather

Turning an oar parallel to the water between pulls.

synonym: feathering.

verb

1 feather

Join tongue and groove, in carpentry.

2 feather

Cover or fit with feathers.

3 feather

Turn the paddle; in canoeing.

synonym: square.

4 feather

Turn the oar, while rowing.

synonym: square.

5 feather

Grow feathers.

synonym: fledge.


Moby thesaurus: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, air, bagatelle, bank, bauble, bead, bean, bejewel, beribbon, bespangle, bibelot, bit, blood, blubber, brand, brass farthing ... show more.

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