feathered

feathered
feath|ered [ `feðərd ] adjective
covered with feathers or made from feathers
our feathered friends HUMOROUS
birds

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Feathered — Feath ered, a. 1. Clothed, covered, or fitted with (or as with) feathers or wings; as, a feathered animal; a feathered arrow. [1913 Webster] Rise from the ground like feathered Mercury. Shak. [1913 Webster] Nonsense feathered with soft and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feathered — feathered; un·feathered; …   English syllables

  • Feathered — Feather Feath er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Feathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Feathering.}] 1. To furnish with a feather or feathers, as an arrow or a cap. [1913 Webster] An eagle had the ill hap to be struck with an arrow feathered from her own wing. L… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • feathered — [[t]fe̱ðə(r)d[/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe something as feathered, you mean that it has feathers on it. Her mother was the proud lady in the feathered hat. 2) PHRASE Birds are sometimes referred to as our feathered friends …   English dictionary

  • feathered — /fedh euhrd/, adj. 1. clothed, covered, or provided with feathers, as a bird or an arrow. 2. quick; rapid; speedy; swift: feathered feet. 3. (of a veneer) cut to show a figure resembling a plume. [bef. 1000; ME fethered, OE gefetherede, see… …   Universalium

  • feathered — feath|ered [ˈfeðəd US ərd] adj 1.) having feathers, or made from feathers 2.) feathered friend informal a bird used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • feathered — UK [ˈfeðə(r)d] / US [ˈfeðərd] adjective covered with feathers, or made from feathers • our feathered friends …   English dictionary

  • feathered — /ˈfɛðəd/ (say fedhuhd) adjective 1. clothed, covered, or provided with feathers. 2. winged; swift. –phrase 3. feathered friend, a bird …  

  • feathered — adjective 1. adorned with feathers or plumes (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑feathery, ↑plumy • Similar to: ↑adorned, ↑decorated • Derivationally related forms: ↑feather …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feathered Serpent (deity) — Feathered Serpent and The Feathered Serpent redirect here. For other uses, see Feathered Serpent (disambiguation). Aztec era stone sculptures of feathered serpents on display at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City …   Wikipedia

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